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    Just Another Music Monday

    Monday, October 10, 2022 at 8:30 AM until 5:00 PMCentral Daylight Time

    Lipscomb University
    1 University Park Dr
    Nashville, TN 37204
    United States

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    Session One - Please choose ONE of the following:

    Identity and Artistry with Don Chaffer - Burton 200

    An exploration of core issues encountered by artists in the pursuit of their craft. Class sessions and assignments include readings, journaling, and hearing the stories of other artists, with emphasis on practical skills for living the creative life and understanding one’s own core identity.

    History of Church Music with Randy Gill - Burton 155

    A “Magical History Tour” of church music from the Psalms of the Old Testament to today’s praise music by Phi Wickham, Maverick City and others. Along the way we’ll hit highlights like Gregorian chant, the creation of music notation and harmony, the sacred music of Mozart and Stravinsky, the rollicking sounds of gospel, the majesty of classic hymns and lots of other cool stuff.

    Session Two - Please choose ONE of the following:

    Concert Choir with Jeanette MacCallum

    Bring your voices and love of harmony to our university chorale rehearsal. You will be invited to sing along with all of the university students as they prepare for upcoming performances

    Catalog and Portfolio I with Brown Bannister and Don Chaffer

    Designed to instruct upper-level students in the creation, imaging, and marketing of a competitive song catalog or music production portfolio.

    Session Three - Please choose ONE of the following:
    Q & A with Benjamen Blasko (Instrumental)

    Q & A with Christopher Bailey (Vocal)

    Songwriting I with Don Chaffer2

    A course focused on bringing songwriting into a critique environment. Students write songs on their own and/or in co-write sessions, then perform them and receive feedback from the professor in class. Basic techniques of craft in harmony, melody, rhythm, form, and lyric are discussed, and students experiment with those techniques in various writing exercises.