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SOLD OUT! Song Writing Workshop

October 14, 2020 @ 12:00 am - November 21, 2020 @ 12:00 am


Learn song writing from Australian composer and song writer Luke Byrne in this once-only 6 week course at NECOM that covers the essential song writing foundations and techniques with the goal of recording your final composition.

Luke Byrne is a Sydney-based composer whose recent commissions include Earthrise, Capricorn and Desert Sea for Sydney Philharmonia, Storm Bird, Buruwan Elegy and Birinyi for Gondwana Indigenous Children’s Choir with the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Where Sails Once Flew for Adelaide Chamber Singers. Luke also writes songs across a range of genres, including for children’s television, theatre and even school songs. In 2018, Luke’s musical Between the Sea and Sky was selected for the New York Musical Festival where it won awards including Best Musical and Outstanding Music. Luke is also a musical director in theatre whose credits include The Harp in the South, Muriel’s Wedding and Chimerica for Sydney Theatre Company and The Events and Hamlet for Belvoir St.


6-week Course: 5 x 1 hour sessions on Wednesdays via Zoom + Recording workshop on a Saturday.

Wk 1-5 Wed 14, 21 & 28 Oct; 4 & 11 Nov at 4:00–4:45pm including Open Q&A from 4:45-5:00pm

Wk 6: Saturday 21 November, 9:00 – 4:00pm Workshop to rehearse, perform and record.

Eligibility: Open to secondary school students with some music reading ability
Number: Strictly limited to 10 participants only so book early and don’t miss your spot!

Fee: $120 * Eligible for Creative Kids Voucher www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-creative-kids-voucher


October 14, 2020 @ 12:00 am
November 21, 2020 @ 12:00 am
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