All 1 on 1 lessons and workshops are currently being held online. 

Chrissy holds a Bachelor of Music with Hons. from Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW and a PhD in Creative Writing from Swinburne University, Hawthorne, Victoria. She has over a decade of teaching, recording, and performance experience. Please visit the 'bio' section of this website for more information. 

 If you would like to be a part of any of these courses or have any questions, please use the 'contact' section of this website to send a message. 

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4 Week Songwriting Workshop: Level 1 Foundations (Online) $200.     

Next workshop begins on October 6, 2020. 6pm to 9pm PDT (Los Angeles). 

The aim of this workshop is to walk away with a completed song! 

This is a four-week workshop made up of 4 x 3hr lessons. Each week we'll go deep into an aspect of songwriting. Week 1 will comprise of lyrics and song structure, Week 2 Chord Progressions/Turnarounds/Structure, Week 3 will be melody and rhythm. Week 4 participants will workshop their songs with support from the group. 

There are no prerequisites for this workshop but it is recommended that you play an instrument and have a basic understanding of music theory. 

Participants will have their own FB group where they are encouraged to uploaded their finished song. 

 

4 Week Songwriting Workshop: Level 2  (Online) $200.   

Next workshop begins on November 10, 2020. 6pm to 9pm PDT (Los Angeles)

The aim of this workshop is to walk away with 3 completed songs and the skills to continue working on refining those songs! 

This workshop is for more experienced songwriters OR songwriters wishing to continue on their journey after the Foundations workshop. 

This four-week workshop is made up for 4 x 3hr lessons. Week 1 will take a look at techniques that you can use to improve your existing original songs. Week 2, 3, and 4 will be 'live writing' workshops where you will write a song during your two hour session. This will be a 'paint by number' approach where you will be given various tasks ie. a rhyme scheme, a turnaround, and a topic or title to work with. You will then be guided through the process. Participants can continue to work on the songs during the week. 

Participants will have their own FB group where they are encouraged to uploaded their finished songs. 

 

4 Week Songwriting Workshop: Level 3  (Online) $200 .    

Next workshop begins on October 3rd, 2020. 7pm to 9pm PDT (Los Angeles)

The aim of this workshop is to walk away with a completed song and walk away with a more in-depth knowledge of chord progressions, melody, and lyrics. 

This workshop is for more experienced songwriters OR songwriters wishing to continue on their journey after the Level 1 & 2 workshop.  

This four-week workshop is made up for 4 x 2hr lessons.

Week 1 will focus on chord progressions and 'stepping' outside of the regular turnaround progressions. 

Week 2 will focus on melody creation techniques 

Week 3 will be a more in depth look at lyric writing 

Week 4 will be for playing your completed song to the group and receiving feedback. 

Participants will have their own FB group where they are encouraged to uploaded their finished songs. 

 

1 on 1 lessons $60

 Under special circumstances, 1 on 1 lessons may be provided upon request. These lessons can range from beginner to advanced.