RIDGEFIELD, CONN. — Emmy Award-winning local songwriter Kevin Briody will conduct an eight-week songwriting workshop on Wednesday nights, beginning on Jan. 7, the Ridgefield Playhouse announced.
The workshop will run until March 4, and each session is scheduled from 7:45 to 9 p.m.
Students will learn how to structure a song with memorable hooks, craft lyrics, manipulate melody, rhythm and harmony, merge words with music, and write toward genre whether it be pop, rock, hip-hop, R&B, or country.
The workshop is open to high school students who are actively writing.
Briody is a two-time Emmy Award winner (2008 and 2010) who has shared the stage with talented artists ranging from Art Garfunkel to Aimee Mann. He has released four CDs to date.
The Connecticut resident's work has also been used by the state Special Olympics, Autism Speaks and was featured in NBC's 2010 Winter Olympic coverage.
Tuition cost for the eight-week workshop is $240. To sign up, call the Playhouse box office at 203-438-5795 or go online to ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
The Playhouse is located at 80 East Ridge Road in Ridgefield, parallel to Main Street.
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