Monica's songwriting workshop is a fun, creative and inclusive introduction to songwriting as a craft, and is well suited for students of all ages from around 9 years of age (Years 3 - 12).
The standard in school workshop program includes a live music performance followed by engaging basic songwriting workshops, containing practical tips and tools, and includes writing a song in class. The workshops are given class by class (approx. 40-60 min max.4-5/day).
After the basic workshop it is possible to continue with another session that includes more tips, independent songwriting in smaller groups/individually and a student presentation/performance of the songs. (approx 60-90 min). For the whole extended program there is a limit of max. 2 classes/ day
Max. no of students/day: approx. 100 (4 x classes/groups)
Time frame: 1 full day (approx 4-5 classes)
performance: 30 min, workshops 40-60 min
Originally from Sweden, Monica Welander is a full time musician with 10 years experience of holding songwriting workshops in schools. She has been active in the Swedish Government funded 'Creative School' project since it started in 2008. She is also author of the newly published book "Songwriter's Book" which is based on the material in the workshop. The book is used in conjunction with the workshop: www.monicaandtheexplosion.com/songwritersbook.html
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Primary Stage 2 (Y3-4), Primary Stage 3 (Y5-6), Secondary Stage 4 (Y7-8), Secondary Stage 5 (Y9-10), Secondary Stage 6 (Y11-12)