February 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse
80 E Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 06877

5 Weeks:  Wednesdays, February 10 – March 10 |  from 7 – 9 pm 

You can learn the art of songwriting and performing from ANYWHERE! Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to be mentored by two accomplished industry professionals – International Recording Artist and Celebrity Voice Coach Samantha Cole and 13-time Emmy Award Winning songwriter, producer, music supervisor, One-Stop Music Shop owner A.J. Gundell!

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL BONUS OPPORTUNITY:  Each registrant that signs up by January 27th will be offered a 30-minute individual online consultation with both Samantha and A.J. to assess their personal goals and interests and maximize their workshop results!

The Zoom class returns by popular demand!  Kickstart 2021 and overcome pandemic fatigue with a fresh burst of online creativity!  If you are a singer looking to learn vocal mastery and proper technique, or a songwriter, musician or producer interested in the fundamentals of songwriting and music licensing–this class Is custom made for you.  Learn these things and more from seasoned professionals Samantha and A.J. and their combined years of music industry experience and success.  This professional five-week workshop takes place in five weekly sessions each two hours long:  the goal is for each participant to complete one song from start to finish, and perfect their vocal performance in the process. Very special guest speakers Jimmy Greco, Grammy nominated producer whose credits include Carlos Santana, Miley Cyrus, Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, and others along with ex-Senior VP of A&R (RCA, Sony, Universal) Dave Novik will join Cole and Gundell at the last session–to provide insightful marketing and promotion secrets while also helping address the ins and outs of licensing. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to be mentored while learning the art of songwriting and performing from accomplished industry professionals.

Sing like a Pro
Breathing techniques, singing and performance tips and voice care with possible performance opportunity for professional feedback.

Write like a Pro
Songwriting basics. Overview of song form, structure, lyric/melody/chords/beats/rhythm.  Individual option for songwriting professional feedback based on introductory elements.

Manage your music like a Pro
Music Business 101:  special Q & A in the last session.  Take your introductory skills to the next level of success in the digital age. Licensing, releasing, marketing, promotion and artist development questions will be answered by Samantha, A.J., Jimmy and Dave.

Scholarships available through the generosity of the Beth and Bruce Becker Scholarship Fund.
Register online or by calling the box office at 203.438.5795



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