Songwriting Classes

The Prelude cultivates new and experienced songwriters. We focus on education and assistance for performing songwriters, both future and present. Co-Owner Angel Corsi has continued to grow the songwriter culture in the Rio Grande Valley by offering a variety of musician-based workshops but now has put his focus on the serious songwriter.

Songwriter Breakthrough is a course that has been designed and developed with the working songwriter in mind. The course covers everything from the psychology of getting your idea from pen to page to the listener to developing your individual style by analyzing writing trends as well as learning song forms and styles in relation to lyrical writing.

“Songwriting is like a magic trick; you can either believe that there is some mysterious force, or you can choose to see it as a craft that you nurture, grind and practice every day. The illusion is sometimes just as impressive, but that doesn’t mean there is a foolproof secret to writing iconic songs. I choose to believe in both. I think either choice is okay and perfectly acceptable, but if you can find the balance between the “magic” and the “trick” then you really have something. -Angel Rodriguez (Co-Owner & Instructor for Songwriter Breakthrough)

The Songwriter Breakthrough course has circulating classes in which you learn tools and concepts for lyric and creative writing, steps to get from an idea to a song, non-biased critique, as well as song circles to help workshop your songs among your peers. Melody and other music theory concepts are touched upon, all leading up to a songwriting showcase held at The Prelude after each course completion. A new course is released after every course completion, so you can choose to commit to the craft at your own pace.

You will be able to obtain materials straight from the course including live audio recordings and links. You will even have access to a private group on social media in which to discuss and get feedback from your peers and instructor.

Songwriter Breakthrough (Course 1)

Reg. Price: $80

Course Length: 8 classes spread over 8 weeks

Early Registration Fee: $60
To be notified when enrollment for the next course begins, please fill out the contact form below or call us at (956) 335-5173.