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Saturday, April 23 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
Why Lyrics Matter

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From the sublime to the sublimely simple, we’ll talk about the words that best tell our story in song. What are those sounds that you make when you’re not singing jens and bahs and dohs? Yay, lyrics! They make you feel the feels and they’re how you connect to your audience. Choosing songs (or writing songs) with well-crafted lyrics is as important as the chord progressions you agonize over! We'll listen to examples of of: easter egg background lyrics, using lyrics as texture, how a key change can completely alter lyrics, even if they stay the same. 

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Amy Malkoff

Clinician, Consultant, Amy Malkoff Music
Amy Malkoff, AEA Director of Marketing, is a founding member of the groups All About Buford and Deadline Poet, and she has appeared on stage and in the studio with such luminaries as Wayne Brady, Jonatha Brooke, The Persuasions, Ellis Paul, Vance Gilbert, GrooveLily, Patty Griffin, and Dar Williams. She has a degree in... Read More →

Saturday April 23, 2016 4:00pm - 4:50pm CDT
Choir Room