Songwriting Major

Songwriting is looked at as an art but more than that, it is a skill. The most successful songwriters in the market have a formula for what they do and they stick to it. An HVSC Artist Diploma in Songwriting gives you the tools to find your voice AND learn how to shape and mold other voices and writing rooms. This can be completed in 4-8 semesters and will include our modern curriculum, showcases in front of LA’s most sought after industry professionals, acoustic sessions with peers and professional musicians, masterclasses with top artists of today’s music scene, and weekly instruction by our master coaches.

Upon receiving your Artist Diploma in Songwriting you will have:

  • Mastery in collaborating with other songwriters
  • Mastery in varied writing rooms
  • Proficiency in all forms of songwriting
  • Proficiency recording and laying down tracks in the studio
  • Proficiency at mixing and mastering songs
  • Proficiency performing your songs in an acoustic setting
  • Proficiency with a rhythmic instrument
  • Accomplished with your own voicing & style
  • Proficiency at backing vocals & harmonies
  • Accomplished lead vocalist
  • Proficiency at branding, booking & looking over contracts
  • Knowledge of past & present artist trends & movements

 

Sample Curriculum

Each curriculum track will vary based on student’s experience and skill level.

Year 1

Semester I Songwriting I
Semester I Style I 
Semester I Recording Arts I
Semester I Guitar I
Semester I Wellness
Semester I Weekly Private Vocal Lessons
Semester II Songwriting II
Semester II Style II
Semester II Recording Arts II
Semester II Tonal Development I
Semester II Wellness
Semester II Weekly Private Vocal Lessons

Year 2

Semester III Songwriting III
Semester III Recording Arts III
Semester III Tonal Development II
Semester III Guitar II
Semester III Wellness
Semester III Weekly Private Vocal Lessons
Semester IV Songwriting IV
Semester IV Recording Arts IV
Semester IV Performance I
Semester IV Guitar III
Semester IV Wellness
Semester IV Weekly Private Vocal Lessons

 


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