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Published: 5/20/2013

Register Now for the Chart Writing and Basic Theory Workshops for Songwriters and Singers


The ability to write a great chart of your songs is an invaluable (and money saving) skill that any musician can develop. These interactive workshops will give you a better all-around understanding of how to communicate your songs and ideas using simple music notation. Go into your band rehearsals and recording sessions prepared and with confidence!

WORKSHOP 1: BASIC MUSIC THEORY
This 5-week workshop is for those who have little or no background in music theory, or want to fill in the gaps of what they already know. Topics will include reading and writing music, notating rhythm, understanding keys, etc.. Not sure if this is the class for you?ww.tamarahey.com/workshops.html#FAQ" target="_blank">See the FAQ.

WHEN: 7-9pm
(All workshops run for 5 consecutive weeks):
WEDNESDAYS: June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3

WHERE: 8th Avenue and 36th Street

REGISTRATION: $225**

WORKSHOP 2: CHART WRITING FOR SONGWRITERS AND SINGERS
This 5-week workshop is for those who already have enough music theory under their belt to focus mainly on getting charts done.ww.tamarahey.com/workshops.html#sometheory" target="_blank">How much theory do I need to take this class? Please see the FAQ.

Chart Writing Workshop Goals:

  • Create practical, informative and accurate charts for your band rehearsals, live shows and recording sessions. (Save money! Reduce anxiety!)
  • Communicate better with your band by learning to speak their language.
  • Learn what you need to know in order to create lead sheets of your songs so other people can perform them.
  • Get feedback on your progress on a weekly basis.
  • Gain a new perspective on your songs simply by learning writing them out.
  • Listen to recordings of your favorite songs in a new way and you apply what you hear to your own song arrangements.

WHEN: 7-9pm (Not being offered until the Summer)

WHERE: TBA

REGISTRATION: $225**

TAMARA HEY:  Professional singer/songwriter, recording artist, music teacher, graduate of Berklee College of Music, Boston and Performing Arts H.S., NYC.

**Members of SESAC, New York Songwriters Collective, NSAI and WIM receive $25 off. Returning students also receive a discount.

 
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