october, 2020

Sing and Write Like a Pro - Zoom Workshop

21oct7:00 pmSing and Write Like a Pro - Zoom WorkshopThe Ridgefield Playhouse

Event Details

Adam Broderick Salon & Spa Whole New You Series with support from Reliance Merchant Services
Classes @ The Playhouse Series
HamletHub Community Events Series

Professional Music Industry Performance and Songwriting Zoom Workshop with Samantha Cole and A.J. Gundell

5 Weeks: Wednesdays, October 21 – November 25 | from 7 – 9 pm

Hosted by Celebrity Voice Coach and International recording artist/songwriter Samantha Cole, and 13- time Emmy award-winning songwriter, producer, and music supervisor, One-Stop Music Shop owner, A.J. Gundell. The Zoom class returns by popular demand! If you are a singer looking to learn vocal mastery and proper technique, or a songwriter, musician or producer interested in the fundamentals of songwriting and music licensing–this class Is custom made for you. Learn these things and more from seasoned professionals Samantha and A.J. and their combined years of music industry experience and success. This professional five-week workshop takes place in five weekly sessions each two hours long: the goal is for each participant to complete one song from start to finish, and perfect their vocal performance in the process. Very special guest speaker, ex-Senior VP of A&R (RCA, Sony, Universal) Dave Novik will join Cole and Gundell at the last session–to provide insightful marketing and promotion secrets while also helping address the ins and outs of licensing. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to be mentored while learning the art of songwriting and performing from accomplished industry professionals.

Sing like a Pro
Breathing techniques, singing and performance tips and voice care with possible performance opportunity for professional feedback.

Write like a Pro
Songwriting basics. Overview of song form, structure, lyric/melody/chords/beats/rhythm. Individual option for songwriting professional feedback based on introductory elements.

Manage your music like a Pro
Music Business 101: special Q & A in the last session. Take your introductory skills to the next level of success in the digital age. Licensing, releasing, marketing, promotion and artist development questions will be answered by Samantha, A.J. and Dave.

Scholarships available through the generosity of the Beth and Bruce Becker Scholarship Fund.
Register online or by calling the box office at 203.438.5795


(Wednesday) 7:00 pm(GMT-04:00)


The Ridgefield Playhouse

80 E Ridge Rd, Ridgefield, CT 06877