Songwriting Camp at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Songwriting camp at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum offers a fun and unforgettable experience in which budding songwriters can hone their craft, learn from professionals, and make new friends.
Camp includes one-on-one mentoring sessions, instrument instruction, performance coaching, recording experiences, workshops led by special guests, and much more. Campers will also enjoy access to the Museum galleries and will tour Historic RCA Studio B, located on Nashville’s Music Row. A showcase on the final day presents a culminating public performance featuring the songs created during the week.
The June session is for beginner to intermediate level songwriters, ages 11 to 18. Owning an instrument or having musical proficiency is not required. The July session, with added emphasis on recording techniques and co-writing, is for intermediate to advanced level songwriters, ages 11 to 18. Previous songwriting experience is required. All applicants to the Intermediate to Advanced Songwriting Camp must submit lyrics and a recording of one song they have written or co-written. A statement about the song and previous songwriting instruction is also required.
ACTIVITIES IN BOTH CAMPS WILL INCLUDE:
- Step-by-step songwriting lessons
- Creative writing exercises
- Individual and small-group mentoring
- Instrument instruction
- Voice and performance coaching
- A trip to Historic RCA Studio B, located on Music Row
- Activities in the museum galleries
- Workshop led by a special guest
- Digital recording tutorial
- Visual art
- Camper showcase in the Ford Theater
Learn more about Songwriting Camp (and financial assistance) at: https://countrymusichalloffame.org/plan-your-visit/exhibits-activities/family-youth-programs/songwriting-camp/