Song Writing Workshop by Ahsan Bari by T2F

Join The Second Floor as they host their first Song Writing Workshop with Ahsan Bari!

Course Description:
The song writing class will be focused around the following areas.
1) What is Songwriting? – Explanation of the Art and the building blocks of Songwriting.
2) Thematic approach – How to translate your ideas into music
3) Storytelling – A song is a storytelling. How to incorporate storytelling into a song.
4) Theory vs Intuition – Why emotional aspect is the most important aspect of songwriting.
5) Popular Song forms – Few of the popular song forms will be discussed in this.
6) Essentials of Musical Arrangement and Orchestration – Students will be introduced to the basic idea of how to wisely select instruments for a song.
7) Critical Analysis – breakdown of few songs as case study, in order to understand the deeper understanding of the art of Songwriting.
8) Hands on – The attendants will be writing a song as a byproduct of this workshop.

About the Instructor:
Ahsan Bari
is a Music Composer / Producer / Theorist based in Pakistan. He has studied Music formally and specialized in North Indian classical, Western classical, Jazz, Rock and World music. Bari is the founder of world music ensemble “Sounds of Kolachi” and is known for his unorthodox approach towards music and sounds. Working in the music industry for last 15 years, Bari has so far collaborated and performed with artists like Abida Perveen, Aamir Zaki, Ali Azmat, Strings, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Alamgir, Zoe Viccaji, Sanam Marvi, Ustad Nafis Ahmed to name a few.

Date: 5th and 6th of December 2020
Time: 2:00PM – 3:30PM
Location: Online
Registration Fee: Rs. 1,500/-
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