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Sound Training Online Certificate (Premium Course)
Songwriting with Richey McCourt delves into the art of songwriting by exploring the many different elements that make up a hit record. The aim of the course is to help songwriters hone their skills, by taking an in-depth look into areas such as Melodies, Arrangement, Lyrics, and writing songs for the current Music Industry.
The course is delivered by songwriter Richey McCourt. Richey is a Dublin, London and Sweden-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has over 15 years of Music Industry experience and has written songs for artists such as Pixie Lott, Matt Cardle, and Will Young. Richey is currently signed to the publishing company One MGMT, and has enjoyed number one album success by writing the final track, “I Don’t Need A Lover”, on the Will Young album, 85% Proof. He also wrote the number one single “Losing the Love” for Disney Channel star Tini which was featured in the Disney Movie “Tini: El Gran Cambio de Violetta”. Richey also co-wrote & co-produced the Choice Music Prize nominatied track “Again” with artist Laoise.
Premium students have access to private one-to-one tuition from Richey throughout the duration of the course. Richey provides comprehensive weekly feedback and guidance on songwriting-based assignments. With over 15 years of Music Industry experience, Richey will help you shape your initial track ideas into polished songs ready for production.
Songwriting with Richey McCourt
Module 1 – Introduction to Songwriting; Essential Music Theory
Module 2 – Melodies; Track Arrangement
Module 3 – Lyrics
Module 4 – Songwriting in the Current Music Industry
Required Software : Any basic DAW that will allow you to record audio and work with MIDI files.
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