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Songwriting: tips and tricks for music composition

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As an enthusiastic musician - starting or familiar - you will most likely walk around with a lot of ideas and aspirations, in order to be able to implement them in a targeted manner, you first have to climb a mountain, a mountain in the form of ready knowledge and know-how. My goal is to provide you with all the tools and to help you on your way as a songwriter. I have been writing my own music for 13 years now, my intention is to share this knowledge with you as much as possible.

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You will need an instrument for these lessons: guitar, piano, etc ... You can choose that yourself!

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Dutch, English
As an enthusiastic musician - starting or familiar - you will most likely walk around with a lot of ideas and aspirations, in order to be able to implement them in a targeted manner, you first have to climb a mountain, a mountain in the form of ready knowledge and know-how. My goal is to provide you with all the tools and help you on your way, be it as a songwriter, guitarist or music producer (or all together). I have been playing guitar for 17 years and have been writing my own music for 13 years, my intention is to share this knowledge with you as well as possible. For the past 10 years I have focused entirely on music production (electronic / pop / rock / jazz) using Logic X pro (Mac users only). This includes sonic composition, sound design, recording techniques, structuring and mixing up to and including the finishing of the idea. Once you have mastered these tips and tricks you can eagerly start composing yourself and take your music to the next level.
As an enthusiastic musician - starting or familiar - you will most likely walk around with a lot of ideas and aspirations, in order to be able to implement them in a targeted manner, you first have to climb a mountain, a mountain in the form of ready knowledge and know-how. My goal is to provide you with all the tools and to help you as a guitarist. I have been playing guitar for 17 years and have been writing my own music for 13 years, my intention is to share this knowledge with you as much as possible.
As an enthusiastic musician - starting or familiar - you will most likely walk around with a lot of ideas and aspirations, in order to be able to implement them in a targeted manner, you first have to climb a mountain, a mountain in the form of ready knowledge and know-how. My goal is to provide you with all the tools and help you on your way, be it as a songwriter, guitarist or music producer (or all together). I have been playing the guitar for 17 years and have been writing my own songs for 13 years, my intention is to share this knowledge with you as much as possible. For the past 10 years I have focused on music production (electronic / pop / rock / jazz) using Logic X pro (Mac users only)

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