Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

MUS-284 Songwriting (2)

Develops skills in melody, harmony and arranging, as well as creative approaches to musical composition, lyric writing and an individual writing style. Students focus on both songwriting and performance, culminating in a portfolio of their original songs. Emphasis is on computer music technology. Students complete a portfolio of several songs that typify various current practices of contemporary songwriters. Credits: 2, Hours: (2/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A; Comments: Basic music fundamentals, familiarity with basic computer skills. Requires permission of instructor.