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Maranacook Adult Education

Songwriting 101

with Martin Swinger



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Do you have imaginative ideas to share that might be said in a song? Would you like to make your personal stories sing? Through inspiring writing prompts, inventive exercises, and enjoyable writing 'games', Martin Swinger engages participants in the beginning steps of turning original ideas into songs. In a safe and positive community, you'll have fun expressing ideas while building songwriting skills. Anyone can learn and succeed at their own pace and level. Classes will be held on Zoom, so computer access is a must. Be willing to write in-the-moment and share ideas. Be prepared with a notebook and your favorite pen. There is a small group of participants but new-comers are welcome! 

Limit: 10 students. 

Instructor: Martin Swinger, Songwriting, performance and vocal coach

Every other Thursday, beginning January 21, 2021

Jan 21, Feb 4 & 18, Mar 4 & 18, Apr 1 & 15, 2021

Time: 7-8:30 pm

Location: Zoom Live

Registration: $75


"Martin Swinger is one of those rare singer-songwriters who excels at everything: singing, songwriting, guitar-playing, and being so present with his humor, tenderness, and wild mind that his performances are also deep conversations, soul to soul and heart to heart, about the quirks, surprises, and love that brings us most alive. His songs, ranging from the little plastic parts that hold the world together, to what enlightenment comes from Buddha and Betty Boop falling in love, are whimsically and wisely original and enduring."

 -Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Kansas Poet Laureate Emeritus


  • Jan 21 - Apr 15th, 2021
    Thu for 7 weeks from 7:00 - 8:30 pm

    Will run

Online Class

For more info, call us at 207-685-4923 x1065

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