This weeklong camp is all about learning what makes a song and a songwriter tick. Students will actively engage by writing melodies, harmonies and putting it all together into several songs throughout the week. This camp will teach students how to put together a song from scratch teaching them different aspects of writing from the lyrics to the melody to the background of the music in an intensive week of writing and learning. Looking at all different styles of music in order to have a comprehensive understanding of the way in which songwriters and songwriting can differ from person to person and genre to genre.
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Instructor: Ryan Pulaski
Ryan is an actor, writer, and musician based out of the Lynchburg area. Originally from the Philadelphia area, he has worked extensively with up-and-coming writers on both the off-broadway and regional stage. Most recently, he worked as part of James River Theater Company’s production of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors. Ryan is currently a student attending Liberty University, studying Music, Theater, and Writing. Ryan has worked extensively with theater writers and has been a part of the development of multiple musicals including Mandela: A Life in Song, Mother B, and The Little Dancer. Acting credits include 42nd Street (Tower Theater), Twelfth Night (University of Lynchburg), Curtains (Theater on 71st), and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Golden Wings Theater Company).