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Write a Song

Have you ever had a musical idea, melody, or great lyrical phrase bouncing around your head—but don't know what to do next? This learning path can help you take a great concept and build it out into a song. Learn tips and tricks from the pros to help make songwriting a part of your life and career.
Learn the basics of songwriting.
Explore songwriting techniques to help your creative process flow more naturally.
Transform songwriting into a career or full-time hobby.
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7 Hours of expert-created video tutorials
Practice to reinforce what you learned
Certify your achievement
Advance your career
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You'll learn songwriting skills with these experts