Fall 2016

Song Writing

Listed in: Music, as MUSI-267

Formerly listed as: MUSI-67

Moodle site: Course


Eric W. Sawyer (Section 01)


The writing of songs based upon a study of the works of past masters in a variety of styles, including rock, blues, American folksong, "shape note" music and more. A composition course with much individual attention. Significant class time will be spent discussing student compositions, with occasional meetings with the instructor outside of class hours. Two class meetings per week.

Requisite: Students should have some background in music performance, chords, or writing. Limited to 12 students. Fall semester. Professor Sawyer.

If Overenrolled: Preference will be given to first-years, sophomores, and music majors.


Artistic Practice, Fine Arts for Non-majors


2019-20: Offered in Spring 2020
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2010, Fall 2016