July 2015
David WilcoxBeth Nielsen Chapman

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Songwriting From the Heart

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July 26, 2015 – July 31, 2015
Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
Course:
SM15-3405-289
Teacher:
David Wilcox, Beth Nielsen Chapman
Tuition:
$500
SM15-3405-289David Wilcox, Beth Nielsen Chapman,
Description

The deeper side of songwriting is the practice of knowing your own heart. In this workshop—for music lovers and those at all levels of songwriting experience—you tap into your own channel of inspired originality and create songs straight from the heart.

Led by celebrated singer-songwriters David Wilcox and Beth Nielsen Chapman, you spend the week dancing between spontaneity and structure as you learn how to take that first inkling of an idea and shape it into a song you can be proud of.

Wilcox and Chapman make their living from songwriting, but they teach the craft not just as a way to make a living, but as a way to feel more alive. Through group exercises, solo writing time, examples from the teachers’ own storehouse of songs, and help with your own songs, you learn how to write and sing from the center of your voice, unlocking presence, power, and energy with the least effort.

Schedule
SUNDAY
4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Check In (Rooms available after 5:00 p.m.)
7:30 p.m.-7:50 p.m. Welcome & Orientation
 
MONDAY
9:00 a.m.-Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Workshop
 
TUESDAY
9:00 a.m.-Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Workshop
 
WEDNESDAY
9:00 a.m.-Noon Workshop
 
THURSDAY
9:00 a.m.-Noon Workshop
2:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Workshop
 
FRIDAY
9:00 a.m.-Noon Workshop
Noon-1:00 p.m. Check Out

The Children's Program is generally available during standard workshop hours only. Contact Omega registration at 877.944.2002 for details.

The above schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the faculty.

Teachers
David Wilcox

David Wilcox is a celebrated American singer-songwriter who has been touching the hearts of audiences for more than 20 years. His musical medicine sessions have the power to uplift, amuse, reveal, and heal. davidwilcox.com

Beth Nielsen Chapman

Beth Nielsen Chapman has taught worldwide in many venues, including the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and Berklee College of Music. She has written hits for a variety of artists, including Bette Midler and Elton John. The megahit single “This Kiss” sung by Faith Hill, ASCAP’S 1999 Song of the Year, garnered Chapman a Grammy Award nomination. bethnielsenchapman.com