Songwriting Workshop

Note: The 2016 program has passed. See below for further information about the program.

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Immerse yourself in the art of songwriting. Hone your craft in song forms, melodies, the interaction and use of rhythm and harmony, lyric writing, and the latest technological advances. Under the direction of Bonnie Hayes, chair of Berklee's Songwriting Department, you will receive expert support and feedback on your original material from veteran songwriters and industry professionals. You’ll also learn about the tools you’ll need to place your songs in TV and film and start earning royalties.

2016 Visiting Artists
Program length:
Five days
Program dates:
Monday, June 27, 2016 - Friday, July 1, 2016
Registration fee:
$50*
Tuition:
$1,225
Housing:
$820
Move in starting: Sunday, June 26 at 3:00 p.m.
Move out by: Friday, July 1 at 7:00 p.m.
Housing Prepayment: $100*
Age range:
15 years and older

*Nonrefundable and nontransferable. Program information subject to change.

Watch American Idol contestant Sam Woolf perform at the Berklee Songwriting Workshop: