04/20/2021 – Songwriting Basics w/ Jeff Beam
Songwriting Basics w/ Jeff Beam
This class is being held virtually for Spring Semester 2021.
Speaker: Jeff Beam
Dates: Tuesday, April 20
Class Description: Songwriting Basics will provide an overview on the various different ways to write a song, and it will help equip you with the skills to write a song of your own! If you have an instrument, an imagination, and a determination to write a tune, then you’re well on your way – this class will help you organize your process and guide you through the essential steps in both traditional and experimental songwriting.
Instructor Bio: Jeff Beam is a multi-instrumentalist songwriter. Jeff has written, recorded, and released several albums under his own name, and he toured the US & Canada regularly in the pre-pandemic times. He and his band have shared the stage with Spoon, Big Thief, Khruangbin, Chris Cohen, Bernie Sanders, and many others. Jeff currently serves as the interim executive director and programming director of One Longfellow Square, a nonprofit music venue in Portland.
Registration: $20 non-members / $10 members