20. September 2019 - 13:00 till 16:00
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Meena Shamaly Masterclass - Storytelling Through Songwriting | Abbey Road Institute | Friday, 20. September 2019

Meena Shamaly is a composer, musician, poet, and radio presenter. He is one of the creative producers of Slamalamadingdong, Melbourne’s premier poetry slam, and the host of the Game Show on ABC Classic. 
As a composer, his work centres around creating music for stories through the mediums of film, video games, and theatre. 
As a songwriter and poet, Meena tells stories of hope, justice, faith, and reasons to love and laugh. He also collaborates with other poets and songwriters in creating stories together, and helps produce and arrange their work to highlight all the best aspects of their art.
In this Masterclass, Meena will be sharing his expertise in lyricism, poeticism and storytelling through songwriting, focusing on how the worlds of spoken word and Hip Hop can shape our songwriting tools.
You’ll come away from this workshop understanding:

How to use metaphor, analogy and parable as songwriting tools

Ways to incorporate fiction and fantasy into songwriting 

What complex rhyme schemes and wordplay are, and how to create your own

Join Abbey Road Institute Melbourne and Meena Shamaly on September 20 to learn how you can incorporate storytelling and wordplay into your songwriting.