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Face the Music Songwriting

Individual Lessons Program: Any teen musician who has auditioned for Face the Music may be eligible to sign up for lessons in Composition, Songwriting, Electronic Music, Improvisation, or Conducting. Individual Lessons are offered in Cycles: Fall, Winter, and Spring. In each Cycle students receive eight 40-minute private lessons weekly on Face the Music days. Tuition for individual lessons is $450 per Cycle for Face the Music Member Students, or $500 per Cycle for Non-Member Students.

Previous experience in an individual lesson area is not required! 

Songwriting Lessons Program

Songwriting Lessons with Adrianna Mateo provide young songwriters with unparalleled one-on-one attention needed to transform a single idea into a full-length original song. Topics covered during lessons include:

  • Songcraft: How to write a song
  • Chord voicings
  • Vocal technique
  • Performance Art: Stage Presence
  • Audience Communication
  • Microphone technique
  • Aesthetic: Musical and Visual Style
  • PRO registration and royalties

FACE THE MUSIC INVITES TEENS TO AUDITION!

Face the Music is Kaufman Music Center’s contemporary music program for teens, dedicated to studying and performing music by living composers. Musicians ages 12 -18 may apply today Online HereAuditions will be considered on a rolling basis and are still encouraged for teens looking to join the 2021-22 Season. Ensembles are meeting in-person on Saturdays, and Covid-19 Health & Safety Protocols can be reviewed Online Here. Please see full program, timeline, tuition, and audition information in the 2021-22 Program Brochure Online Here