Arranging for Songwriters
Building on skills acquired in AR-111, this course focuses on writing effective arrangements built around a lead vocal with a contemporary rhythm section including percussion, background vocals, and synthesizer(s). Topics include conceptualizing and establishing a groove, writing effective introductions and fills, and supporting the style and structure of the song with appropriate instruments.
AR-111 or AR-123 and HR-211, HR-213 or HR-215; and any of the following: MP-113, MP-225, CW-191, EP-220, MTEC-213, MTEC-214, SW-161, SW-181, SW-191, SW-261, SW-281, or SW-291
All B.M. and P.D. students
Major Elective for
Contemporary Writing and Production
Fall, Spring, Summer