Welcome Back to Songwriting with Brian!

NYCCT Teaching Artist Brian is going to write a song based on the book Grumpy Monkey – and he needs your help! In this episode you’ll discuss song construction including what a verse & chorus are, writing lyrics, and how to pick the mood of the music!

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