This year was a bit different as we split up into two classes, added a guitar element to the class and started a general music program at the school. This year’s songs are quite good. Lot’s of gems in there. Quite a few about food…it’s almost like it’s a class full of growing teenagers.
Through a generous grant by the Stillwater Area Schools Partnership Plan, and a recommendation by superintendent Denise Pontrelli, Discover Music was able to partner with the St. Croix Valley Area Learning Center to put on a songwriting class that culminated in a live show at the school! We had about 10 students perform out of the 17 that participated in […]
Theo Curtis Riley Bronson </h4 Natalie Noor Summer Noor Noor Lily Kyle Katie Hala Cameron Calvin Braiden
This class was really a delight. We tried some new things this year. We delved into the science of acoustics and spent a long time on musical careers and industry. I think the thing I will remember most about this group of students is how much they cared about each other. I didn’t see impenetrable social cliques, everyone seemed pretty […]
This class got off to an interesting start…it was the first year we tried doing the songwriting class year round during the day at this school. So instead of signing kids up we just decided to convert one of the 7th grade general music classes into a songwriting class…SURPRISE! Some were enthused, others were not. We worked through it […]
This class was an interesting mix of students who had taken the songwriting course for the second, or third, time and had a lot of experience to draw upon as well as first-time songwriters. I was surprised by the musical risks they were willing to take and the confidence they approached them with. Usually students shy away from the big […]
Sage – Louder Than Lions Ryan – I am a Plant Noor – Black Sheep Nicole – I ‘ll Let You Decide Louis and Nathaniel – Is Anybody Out There? Logan – Perfection Kevin – Can’t Miss You Till You’re Gone Kelton – Never Know What Happens Next Katie – Nothing Seems to Fool Me Jaron – Wearing Out My […]