Beyond the Facts, Ma'am! How to Bring Emotional Impact to Your Science Songwriting

Presented by

Monty Harper, Flying Spaghetti Music (OK)

Abstract

We humans love songs because they move us emotionally. Yet this dimension of the art form is often overlooked in songs meant to teach. There’s no reason a "teaching song" can't also inspire and entertain! This session will encourage you to reach beyond the facts with your lyrics. We'll take your suggested song topics and and play with focus and angle to bring out the narrative and emotional possibilities. You’ll see how the see resulting song ideas deliver far more impact than "just the facts."

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