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Songwriting Workshop

Songwriting Workshop

  • A capella
  • Americana
  • School of Music workshop
  • Singer/Songwriter

This workshop will cover all aspects of song-writing. Nationally touring singer-songwriter Antje Duvekot has been writing songs for two decades. In the first half of the class, Antje will share and demonstrate some songwriting secrets from within her arsenal using examples of her own writing process to demonstrate the anatomy of an Antje song. In the second half of the class, students will be encouraged to share some of their own work for some mild and loving critique, feedback and constructive suggestions. Lyrics only, Acapella songs or songs on your chosen instrument are all welcome! And sharing is not mandatory if you’d rather just listen.

This workshop will be held on Sunday, July 22nd from 2-4pm.

Ticket holders to the Winterbloom shows can receive a 10% discount on this workshop. To purchase Winterbloom tickets, please click here. To redeem the discount, please contact Mariel by email or at (617) 492-7679.

Watch Antje perform here!

PLEASE NOTE: Classes meet on the third floor of 26 Church St. Cambridge, MA. Unfortunately, there is no elevator in building. Classes are subject to cancellation if the minimum enrollment is not met. If this is the case, you will be notified at least 24 hours in advance of the class and provided with a full refund. In order to ensure that classes do take place, please register in advance.

Antje Duvekot

  • Folk
  • Singer/Songwriter

Antje Duvekot has solidified her reputation as one of Boston’s top singer songwriters with “Big Dream Boulevard” her debut studio release and “the Near Demise of the Highwire Dancer” and “New Siberia” her follow-up albums. The debut CD was produced by Seamus Egan, founder of the Irish super group, SOLAS and the project was released on songwriter Ellis Paul’s label and quickly attracted international attention for Antje. It was voted “#1 Folk Release of 2006” by the Boston Globe and was named to the “Top10 Releases of the Year” by National Public Radio’s, Folk Alley. Her follow up albums “the Near Demise of the Highwire Dancer” and “New Siberia” were produced by Richard Shindell and along side with Richard feature other “folk royalty” such as John Gorka, Lucy Kaplancky and Mark Erelli.

Antje has won some of the top songwriting awards including the Grand Prize in the John Lennon Songwriting Competition, the prestigious, Kerrville (TX) “Best New Folk Award” and in one of the nation’s top music markets, she won the Boston Music Award for “Outstanding Folk Act”, three of the top prizes in the singer songwriter world.

Antje has extensive touring experience, criss-crossing the US and Europe many times. She is a compelling live performer and has been invited to play some of the top festivals including The Newport Folk Festival as well as the Mountain Stage, Philadelphia and Kerrville Festivals. Internationally, she’s headlined the The Celtic Connections Festival in Scotland and the Tonder Festival in Denmark.

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