YOUNG ADULT PROGRAM

Young Adult Songwriters Workshop

Saturdays, 5/28 - 7/2 10AM 

YOUNG ADULT SONGWRITERS WORKSHOP is a 6 week workshop especially designed to nurture young songwriters. You’ll hear talks on important aspects of songwriting such as lyrics, song form, and chord changes, study YOUR favorite songwriters, and get priceless feedback on your songs. Most of all, you’ll be a part of a vibrant and supportive community of fellow songwriters that inspire you to take risks to find YOUR UNIQUE SONGWRITING VOICE.

*Feedback on your songs

*New songwriting tricks

*Listen to YOUR favorite songwriters

*Awesome community of fellow songwriters

*Pop, Rock, Folk, Jazz, Latin, and R&B

*Leave with lifelong creative friendships!

 

Ages 15-22 (some exceptions). There are a limited number of scholarship opportunities, based on merit and financial need. Please email poppy@westcoastsongwriters.org to apply.

Non-Member price includes a 1 year membership to WCS

Mentorship Program

Are you an industry professional eager to share your knowledge and love of music with a young artist? Are you a young artist interested in the guidance and support of someone with expertise in your field of interest?

Mentorship is a wonderful opportunity for both Mentor and Mentee. We are excited to develop this program and encourage these powerful and dynamic creative relationships in our lives.

We will pair you based on your creative interests as well as personal compatibility.
The music industry is multi-faceted and we welcome submissions related to all music professions.

  • Mentors are asked to meet virtually or in person with Mentees at least three times over the course of the semester, as well as include Mentees in any appropriate events such as recording sessions, shows, business meetings, etc.

  • Mentors and Mentees are encouraged to discuss and select a particular project of focus, for example recording an EP, developing social media presence, or writing three new songs. The Mentor is not expected to collaborate on these projects, but rather to serve as a counselor and supporter.

  • There is a brief application and, if you are selected, a follow-up interview so that we can best place you.

  • Applications are due Feb 4th and mentorships will commence February 21st. Thank you so much for your interest in our new program! 

  • Please note all mentors must be vetted prior to acceptance

Apply Here:

Mentor Application

Mentee Application

 

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