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Online Family Program: Songwriting 101: Mickey Guyton Style

Presented by Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum at ONLINE, Nashville TN

May 22 2021
Online Family Program: Songwriting 101: Mickey Guyton Style

Join a museum educator on Zoom to write a song as a group in this introductory workshop.

Music professional Adam Ollendorff will teach the fundamentals of songwriting, including form, theme, and rhyme scheme. Participants will share ideas and write an original song inspired by country musician Mickey Guyton’s “Sister,” about the importance of relying on those we hold dear in times of struggle. Guyton is featured in the exhibition, American Currents: State of the Music. Ollendorff has toured as a member of Kacey Musgraves’s band, and his songs have been recorded by Will Hoge and Keb’ Mo’.   

Recommended for ages seven and up, but all are welcome. A guardian or adult is required to be present for children under thirteen.    



Optional materials:  

Paper and writing utensil for taking notes  
Your singing voice or own musical instrument for singing and playing along

By signing up for this program, you are confirming that a guardian or adult will be present with youth under age thirteen. An educator will send a Zoom invitation to you by 9:30am the morning of the program. Registration closes at 5pm the day before the program, and accommodations are guaranteed for museum members. While space is limited, a minimum number of participants is required for this program to take place. While the instructor will have audio and video on during the program, it is optional for participants to turn their cameras and/or audio on during the live program. They will not record video or audio of participants for use after the program. This program is designed for youth 18 and under. Please know adults without children present are not permitted. Please reach out to if you have any questions.


Source: Country Music Hall of Fame



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