Learn songwriting from the pros at Blair

Odie Blackmon (Vanderbilt University)
Odie Blackmon

Grammy-nominated songwriter Odie Blackmon demystifies the world of songwriting for aspiring writers who may not read traditional music. Blackmon is the winner of three ASCAP awards and was named a No. 1 Hot Country Songwriter by Billboard Magazine. “The Number System: Music Theory for Songwriters” meets Thursdays from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Aug. 24. The 15-week course convenes at the Blair School of Music, Room 1169. The course fee is $260.

Deanna Walker (Vanderbilt University)
Deanna Walker

Learn to write songs and have your songs critiqued by Music Row’s finest songwriters, publishers, producers and performers in Deanna Walker’s “Hit Songwriters Series.” The course meets Mondays from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Aug. 28. The 15-week course convenes in Blair 2192. The course fee is $255.

For more information, download the course brochure, visit the Blair website, or call (615) 322-7651.