When: Wednesdays, 4-5:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 2
10 weeks - no class 11/25. This course will be conducted live via video conferencing. The class includes short lectures on the lyricists from the Great American Songbook, to Jon Hendricks, Joni Mitchell, Dave Frishberg, Bob Dylan, Kendrick Lamar and beyond, in addition to in-class writing assignments and homework. Topics include: Getting started; Rhyming; Collaborating; Differentiating between poetry and lyrics; Examining both universal and personal stories; Looking at some fun angles, exercises, and perspectives to produce a provocative lyric. This will be a highly interactive class and students will compose several sets of lyrics by the end of the term.