BMI will offer an eight-week songwriting workshop directed by renowned BMI songwriter and instructor Billy Seidman starting September 12 and ending on October 30 in New York City. Participants will focus on music composition, lyric writing, music theory and production/arrangement techniques as part of an immersive curriculum that includes stimulating assignments and constructive feedback. All classes will be held at BMI’s New York office (7 World Trade Center/250 Greenwich Street, 30th Floor).
Space is limited, so apply now. In order to be considered, applications must be received by August 15, 2012. The workshop is free for BMI members and there is no cost to apply. Songwriters who are selected will be notified via e-mail.
Successful alumni of the workshop include Gabriel Aldort, whose workshop song “Greed” is featured on Occupy This Album. Read an interview with Aldort in the latest issue of MusicWorld, Vol. 13, 6.12.