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.
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
10 students, maximum 5 external students
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.