Keith Ayling is an experienced professional songwriter, workshop leader and Senior Lecturer in Songwriting at Leeds College of Music. He has released 14 albums over a 33 year career performing on BBC, iTV and Five. This course will give you the chance to start at the beginning of songwriting together with learning tips and techniques to write better songs. You will learn how to find lyrical inspiration everywhere, create melodies and write songs quickly and learn tips to make them better. The course will give you the opportunity to write alone as well as with other people and to share your new works on the weekend. No experience of songwriting is required but basic skill on an instrument will be helpful. Please bring your instrument and a notebook. Pianos provided.

Resident: £280 Non-Resident: £205 Code: 19/253