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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, 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 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 ages 12-18. Interested students are invited to apply to audition beginning May 10, 2021 Online Here. For info, email facethemusic@kaufmanmusiccenter.org or call 929 265 8412. Do you know teen musicians who may be interested? Download a flyer HERE.