Songwriting – focusing on lyrics

The course will focus on both creative writing of lyrics and theoretical knowledge of text, form, and analysis. The student builds a language for feedback and critical reflection and, through the subject, examines his own personal language that suits his/her artistic practice.


PREREQUISITES

None


LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the course the student:

  • Can express him or herself in a relevant and personal manner through lyrics
  • Has experience with methods of writing lyrics and can apply them to his/her own practice
  • Is familiar with theories of poetry, prose and textual analysis
    Can handle complex and unpredictable creative challenges in artistic processes

TEACHING AND WORKING METHODS

Class tuition. At the end of the course, 3 pieces of lyrics are submitted that have been independently prepared by the student in connection with the course. In the case of co-writers, the student’s share of the work is explained. An overview must also be provided, presenting each piece of lyrics. The lyrics are jointly evaluated on the team


GROUP FORMATION

10 students, maximum 5 external students


ASSESSMENT

Certificate with the evaluation Approved/Not approved. This certifies that the objectives have been achieved at a level at least corresponding to a Pass, and that current attendance rules have been followed.


REFERENCES
TIME

One semester BA: 2,4,5 or 6. th semester to be agreed with the teacher

PLACE

Det Jyske Musikkonservatorium

ONLINE

YES

LEVEL

BA-level

ECTS

5 ECTS

LANGUAGE

Danish – English if required by participants