A strong image? A phrase that resonates? An added layer of metaphorical meaning? Is there a message we’re trying to deliver? What are the elements (chronological, geographical, thematic) of the story and how will they determine the structure of the song we write? Does the story have a climax? A repetitive theme? A dramatic twist? Who tells the story? How do we turn a straightforward narrative into poetic lyrics that the listener will remember and want to hear again and again?
Sarah McQuaid has presented guitar, songwriting and music business workshops at music schools, festivals, arts centres, private homes and other venues in the UK, Ireland, the USA, Netherlands and Germany. She has also given presentations and workshops at primary and secondary schools in the UK, Ireland and USA. Below are descriptions of some of her most popular workshops and school presentations, followed by comments from attendees and letters of recommendation from school staff.
610 Clinton Street, Ridgway CO 81432
604 Clinton Street, Ridgway CO 81432
25 Colorado Avenue, Montrose CO 81401
1075 Sherman Street, Ridgway CO 81432
It’s important to know that some classes may be held in other locations that may not be listed above. Locations will be specified accordingly in class descriptions.
Our staff is located at 610 Arts Collective.