Peabody, MA to two workshop series starting on Wednesday, November 9.
Joan will present her oft-requested class "Getting the Gig." Whether you
are looking to play gigs around your neighborhood or across the country,
the skills and knowledge required are the same. In her five-week
course, Joan will take you through defining and marketing yourself,
resources for finding venues, how to approach and work with presenters,
how to build relationships and, finally, how to land that contract.
Joan's "Getting the Gig" workshop will be held on Wednesday evenings,
Nov. 9, Nov. 16, Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, beginning at 7:30 pm.
I will offer my "Songwriting from the Center" workshop on Thursday
evenings during the same period. The workshop begins with a lecture on
the many resources available to songwriters and continues with
individually crafted songwriting assignments designed to teach the
nuts-and-bolts issues of putting together effective and appealing songs.
The assignments will form the basis of new songs that will be shared in
a respectful and constructive group critique. I have been teaching this
workshop across the US and Canada for over 20 years; my job will be, as
it always has been, to create a safe environment in which songwriters
can grow and learn. "Songwriting from the Center" will occur on Nov. 10,
Nov. 17, Dec. 1, Dec. 8, and Dec. 15, beginning at 7:30 pm.
Cost for each series will be $200 payable at the first session. For
those opting to take both series, we will offer both for $300, a savings
Those interested in taking advantage of this opportunity should email
Joan at firstname.lastname@example.org. We anticipate that these workshops will fill up
quickly, so take a look at your calendar and get in touch as soon as you