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10 Songwriting Tips for Music Therapists & Music Educators

by Stephanie Leavell

One of the most valuable things I've ever done was a series of songwriting courses at Berklee College of Music. I was already a songwriter down in my soul, but this helped me learn that songwriting is not only an art, it's also a science. There are tricks to making songs sound pleasing and "correct" to the listener's ears.

I am NOT advocating formulaic/cookie cutter songwriting here (can you tell from my songs?), but what I learned was invaluable. With a few new tricks up my sleeves, I was more productive, less frustrated and composing better songs. (Read the full article HERE.)


Songwriting Templates

CHORUS, VERSE/CHORUS, and VERSE/REFRAIN worksheets.

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Songwriting Tips


The Songwriting Game

by Stephanie Leavell

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