If you are looking to book a Songwriting Workshop for your college, school, company, club, non-profit, or organization, Keppie is excited to offer a number of different workshop options, or can work with you to cater specifically to your group.
A series of exercises designed to stimulate ideas and demonstrate the power of sensory detail in lyric writing.
Lyric Writing Tools and Strategies
A hands-on venture into tools, structure, and strategies for lyric writing, honing in on a selection of elements including: sense writing exercises; phrasing and setting; song form and structure; rhyme and worksheets; building sections and song development; creating contrast; prosody; metaphor, point of view and pronouns; tense; chorus writing and writing from a title.
Creativity and the Brain
Identifying individual left/right hemisphere cognitive processes, and providing tools and strategies for accessing a whole brain approach to the creative process.
Natural Music in Language
Examining natural rhythm in speech and applying this knowledge to setting and matching phrases. Berklee Press published a short article about this class. You can view it by clicking HERE!
Song Circle Workshops
Providing in-depth feedback and critique on songs presented and performed in the workshop setting. Participants receive personal feedback as well as learning the principles underlying feedback to all participants.
Besides being an experienced teacher in the classroom and in private studio, Keppie is also certified by the Interaction Institute for Social Change in Facilitative Leadership, and Essential Facilitation.