Songwriting seems to be a buzzword these days – and with good reason. It’s a way to access diverse musical creativities, gain musical skills, and probably more importantly, help the writer work through challenging emotional thoughts and feelings in a cathartic and holistic way. But songwriting, at least in my experience, also brings up issues of fear. Especially in musicians – and yes – I … Continue reading Songwriting: Some Ideas on How to Start and Why We Don’t // Kat Reinhert
Are your popular music voice students writing originals? They probably should be. Get started with these resources.
Jess discusses ways she teaches music theory to students in popular and commercial genres.
Guest Blogger Kelly Hoppenjans gives some great tips teachers can use to help our singers find and write for their unique, individual voices.
Jess shares some tips for finding songs about particular topics, emotions, and themes.