Musicians Institute (MI), The MF and The Grammy Museum are proud to present the next class in the 2010-2011 series of MI-sponsored Grammy Museum Music Education classes for LA Unified School District high school students in the Museum’s intimate Clive Davis Theater.
Hook, Lines and Sinkers: A Pop Lyric Writing Workshop
Taught by MI Instructor Anika Paris
Friday Dec. 3 & Dec. 10, 2010 Time: 10am – 11am Grades: 9-12
Interested in songwriting? In this workshop, students will learn the important steps of lyric writing; casting your song like a movie, how to create story lines and characters and how to add attitude to your metaphors, similes, rhythms and rhymes with exercises and examples. Students should bring a pencil, paper and their imagination!
Anika Paris is an ASCAP award winning singer/songwriter and published songwriter with Universal Polygram and Warner Bros. Her songs are featured in several major motion pictures and major network TV series, on seven CD releases, and she has also performed onstage with many major artists including Stevie Wonder, et al.
She has been teaching Songwriting, Artist Development, Performance and Voice at MI since 2002.
To learn more about Anika, please visit her online at: http://www.anikaparisonline.com/
For 2010-2011, Musicians Institute is the exclusive music college partner of The Grammy Museum Education Program.
MI is a major sponsor of The Grammy Museum, since 2008. The Musicians Foundation is a non-profit partner of the Grammy Museum.
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