Explore Our 2024 Guide to Gap Year Programs!

    Temple University: Summer Songwriting Intensive


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Online
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: August
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, PG
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Sub-Categories: Music
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19+, 19
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
    • Credit Awarded: No
    Write a Review


    This two-week summer program offers students the unique opportunity to use their creativity to compose songs using technology. The program consists of listening, analyzing, and discussing various types of songs, and recording original music.

    Students will learn how to use structure, melody, rhythm, and harmony to support their lyrics and ideas.  The course will cover writing songs in different styles from different approaches. After writing original songs, each student will receive feedback from peers and the instructor to improve their songwriting skills.

    Students have the opportunity to learn an online music sequence program to record or they can use their own sequencing program.

    Technology Requirements: Must have access to a laptop or desktop and Google Chrome.