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Songwriting Masterclasses & Showcase with Jordan O

Jordan o
Jordan o

Due to low sign-ups, we have had to cancel this event. 

Join singer-songwriter, Jordan O, for a series of songwriting masterclasses to unlock your inner lyricist and create your own unique sound in a celebration of Black History Month.

What to expect

Music is such a vital part of our lives and through exploration of issues that are hugely important to young people, these masterclasses will help you gain new skills to write your own tunes as well as providing you a stage to perform them for the very first time in a live showcase at the end of the course.

Breakdown of course:

Saturday 15 October | 11:30am-1pm ( lunch provided)

Masterclass 1: An introduction to songwriting, exploring themes that are relevant to your lives, learning to express your stories through music

Saturday 22 October | 11:30-1pm (lunch provided)

Masterclass 2: Learning specific songwriting techniques, putting them into practice to begin writing your own tunes

Saturday 5 November | 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Masterclass 3: Choose the piece you have written that you want to showcase and make it performance ready

Showcase at 5.30pm-6pm: You will be invited to showcase your work for family and friends for the premiere of your song writing journey! Refreshments included.

About Jordan O

Jordan O is a singer-songwriter from East London. His music can be described as Soul and he blends elements of Folk, Hip-Hop and R&B to form his own unique sound. With a writing style that is equally introspective and accessible he writes with the intention of making people feel cherished and loved. He also runs a weekly music night at Poplar Union called Soul Cafe, showcasing young and upcoming musicians and poets.

This is part of our Black History Month 2022 programme

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