All the Tools You Need to Write Songs

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This video specifically highlights aspects introduced in our Songwriter’s Garage and Fragments course (here’s a bit of what you’ll learn)

  • how to add simple rhythmic complexity to your songwriting’s accompaniment, lyrics, and arrangement
  • how to add melodic interest and hooks to your creations
  • how to get behind some of your musical limitations with a new box of tricks and musical possibilities
  • how to critically listen to stellar original songwriting in a manner that teaches you how to create your own ideas
  • how to uncover the skills, melodies, techniques, etc., in your favorite songs, and turn those ideas into original hooks of your own

Author: Dave Yauk

Dave Yauk is first a foremost a follower of Jesus. He is Husband to Katie, and Father to 4 wonderful children (Naomi, Jesse, Levi, and Analise). Dave's primary passion is to seek after Gods Glory in all things, and in his contribution you'll find he holds a passion for Theology and all things Beautiful as seen in the Creator, Creativity, Character and Culture. Dave has been privileged to do ministry in over 17 countries. This has been his primary means of education and learning as a follower of Jesus. However, Dave has also had the honor of getting a B.A. from Colorado Christian University in Organizational Management and Christian Leadership, a Master's in Divinity from Liberty University, and a Doctorate in Worship Studies from I.W.S. Dave owns the Garden City Project (an online collaborative marketplace for Christian artists and innovators), Finale School of Music, and teaches online guitar for He is also a Professor of Theology, Worship and Missiology at Visible Music College and Grand Canyon University.

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