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SONGWRITING SIMPLIFIED: Music Theory, Melody & Creativity

Songwriting for PIANO and GUITAR. Chord Progressions, Scales, Melodies, and Lyrics... with no Music Reading!
Steve Glazer
8,044 students enrolled
Fundamentals of music theory, to Chord Progressions, Melody Writing, and Lyric Writing
You WILL write a complete song by the end of this course following 5 simple steps!
You'll learn the same Chord Progressions used by hit songwriters. (Pop, Country, and Rock)
You'll be able to Transpose your song into any Key, to make it comfortable for you to sing - no matter what your vocal range is.

Writing a song is not as difficult as you think!  If you can play some basic chords on Piano or Guitar, this course will teach you literally everything you need to know to get you started writing songs like the pros:  Practical Music theory, Chord Progressions, Melodies, Song Structure, Lyric Writing, Creativity, Songwriting Tips & Tricks, and… YOU WON’T HAVE TO READ A NOTE OF MUSIC!  And if you are a beginner player, you’ll learn even more about Chords and Scales throughout the course. 

SONGWRITING SIMPLIFIED will take Pianists and Guitarists step by step through the entire songwriting process, and by the end of the course, you will have written a complete song: Chords, Melodies, and Lyrics!  

ALSO:  Are you a singer who is frustrated by having to depend on someone else to help you write your songs?

No problem!  This course will teach you basic chords on piano and guitar to get you started writing basic Chord Progressions to help you communicate your songs to other musicians you’re playing or writing with.

Also included in the course:

  • Easy-to-read charts of Piano Chords AND Guitar Chords for all Major and Minor Keys. 

  • Easy-to-read charts of Piano Scales AND Guitar Scales for all Major and Minor Keys. 

  • Samples of hit Chord Progressions used in Pop, Country and Rock styles.

  • Insider tips that will help you write catchier melodies (hooks) in minutes.

  • Details on how to Transpose any song into a key that fits your vocal range.

  • Over 20 FREE Downloadable PDF’s

  • And much more!

You can view and review the lecture materials indefinitely, like an on-demand channel.
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Monday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
SONGWRITING SIMPLIFIED: Music Theory, Melody & Creativity
$149.99 $120