Summer Songwriting Workshop

June 24-28, 2019

Discover the art, the craft, and the business of songwriting during this five-day workshop.

Learn from Leaders in the Music Industry

Each day will include a master class by award-winning music industry leaders. You’ll attend in-depth presentations on melody, harmony, rhythm, lyrics, and song form, as well as the latest technology tools for songwriters and strategies for building a songwriting career.

Real-World Experience

In addition, a team of songwriting faculty will guide hands-on co-writing sessions, build performance techniques, and provide on-on-one mentoring. The program will conclude with a performance of new songs and you’ll receive feedback from a panel of renowned LA songwriting experts. 

Reserve Your Spot

The workshop is open to all students in grades 8-12. Apply before March 15 and the application fee will be waived!

How to Apply

Quick Facts

  • Dates: June 24-28, 2019
  • Tuition: $775 including one unit of college credit ($675 no credit option)
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM
  • Application Deadline: May 15

Apply by March 15 and your application fee is waived!

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Featured Speakers & Mentors

Tariqh Akoni
Tariqh Akoni

Guitarist, Composer & Producer

Mary Kay Altizer
Mary Kay Altizer

Conductor, Pianist, Songwriter, Arranger & Composer

Eve Nelson
Eve Nelson

Songwriter & Producer

Holly Palmer
Holly Palmer

Vocalist & Songwriter 

Shelly Peiken
Shelly Peiken

Songwriter & Producer




Presented by

California Lutheran University
Oaks Christian Institute of Arts and Innovation