South Pomfret, Vermont
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Songwriting for Kids

Learn how to write a song and make a digital recording of it!

Learn how to write a song! You don’t need to play an instrument. We will cover basic songwriting craft, listen to a variety of songs written in many styles throughout history, and work on creating our own individual pieces. We’ll even try our hand at group songwriting (it’s really fun to do!). At the end of each multi-week session you will record your song and take home a digital copy for yourself.

Mark van Gulden, Music Director at ArtisTree, is a musician living in Barnard and working throughout the state and the Northeast. Specializing in vibraphone and percussion, Mark has a BFA in Music Performance and Composition from Johnson State College. He has worked in Vermont as a freelance musician for many years, playing concerts and club dates, and has been involved with multiple recording projects. Mark enjoys developing an exciting, vibrant, and accessible music program for the Upper Valley community.