Students will learn the basics of songwriting form in workshop collaborations. The goal of the six week program is to create one song as a group. Students will learn some music theory and the flow Music theory and the flow of creating a song from lyric writing to music composition and actualization.
Pete Donnelly is a New York-based songwriter, musician and producer. A dynamic and engaging performer whose songs are both poignant and light-hearted, Donnelly is a founding member of The Figgs,, who have a worldwide fan base and a lengthy discography, and is also an honorary member of the legendary band NRBQ. Pete’s Music is built upon sturdy pop melodies, and played with a genuine sense of care, Donnelly’s songs are testaments to his artistry. Equally adept in the studio as the stage, Donnelly has spent the better part of his life producing, engineering, and performing on hundreds of records by artists such as Shelby Lynne, Soul Asylum, John Legend, Graham Parker and a myriad of others.