SCHEDULE

SATURDAY, Aug 22nd 

9:45am // SIGN IN

10:00am // Session 1 with break

1:00pm // Lunch

2:00pm // Session 2 with break

5:00pm // End of teaching day.

 

SATURDAY, Aug 22nd

7:30pm  // ZOOM Concert

 feat. Boo Hewerdine, Kim Richey, Emily Barker AND....

This concert is FREE to workshop participants. 

SUNDAY, AUG 23rd

9:45am // SIGN IN

10:00am // Session 3 with break

1:00pm // Lunch

2:00pm // Session 4 with break

5:00pm // Goodbyes

The workshops are open to EVERYONE... That means you! Everyone with a reasonable internet connection, access to the Zoom app and the willingness to share what you been working on with your class and tutor.

 

Glasgow songwriting festival is a friendly and collaborative learning environment. We cater to all levels from "I've never written a song before" to  "I've got albums out but I'm looking for inspiration or people to collaborate with" and everything in between. 

The teaching will focus on songwriting 'tools', useful skills that you can take home to improve or supplement your songwriting. Class sizes are restricted to eight participants. The classes of eight will rotate around the four tutors so everyone participating in the festival gets to work with every tutor. Before the festival your tutors will chat so that each workshop focuses a different set of skills

Your fee includes a free ticket to the opening concert on Saturday 22nd August. Tickets are available to non-participants so get in quick as this event always sells out. 

HOW ARE WE GOING TO DO THIS ONLINE?

The workshops and gig will take place on Zoom meetings. I will arrange one meeting so all 37 of us (32 participants, 4 tutors and a Zoom helper) can meet at the start. We'll separate participants into 4 different classes and put you in a virtual break out room to work with your tutor. 

don't think it's good for anyone to be on a Zoom meeting for 6 solid hours. I've asked your tutors to deliver your songwriting task, you can go away and work on it and then feedback to the class towards the end of the session. Your tutor will stay near their computer so if you have a problem you can always reach out for assistance. 

I will send all participants a Zoom meeting code for each day and a separate one for the Saturday night show. 

You've maybe heard that Zoom meetings aren't secure. These ones will be password protected and I will ask participants not to share the meeting codes and passwords anywhere on the internet... that's how Zoom meetings get hacked... people share the codes and passes publicly.