Songwriting

Phoebe-Yellow

Songwriting Lessons @ The House of Voice

All Songwriting lessons @ The House of Voice are taken under the guidance of Phoebe Baker: co-frontwoman, vocalist, and songwriter of Melbourne-based indie-pop band Alpine. Signed to Ivy League Records in Australia and Votiv in North America, the band has released the EP ‘Zurich’ (2010) and the albums ‘A Is For Alpine’ (2012) and ‘Yuck’ (2015). To find out more, visit HOV Coaches.

For Phoebe, teaching songwriting is about facilitating and honing the intuitive. Never a dull moment in her classes, Phoebe helps students find and strengthen their individual musical voice whilst at the same time exploring classic and new songwriting processes.
Lessons are fun, informative and confidence building, Phoebe expands students songwriting horizons, equipping them with important tools to develop their musicianship. Through lessons with Phoebe, students will learn to explore, reflect and celebrate their input into the wonderful world of music

Songwriting classes with Phoebe cover:

  • How to write lyrics
  • How to add music to lyrics
  • How to write music either via your live instrument or music production programs
  • How to use and program in Garageband, Abelton, Pro tools and Logic
  • How to arrange in Garageband, Abelton, Pro tools, Logic and Sibelius
  • How to play your music live using DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)
  • How to record, mix and master

If students play guitar or piano, songwriting lessons can utilize these instruments for songwriting as well as integrating instruments via DAW programs such as Garageband, Abelton, Pro tools and Logic.

If students do not play an instrument, this is ok too. Phoebe will guide students in how to write music through programing in Garageband, Abelton, Pro tools and Logic.

Songwriting classes leads to your development: Students move towards creating their very own CD with performance opportunities within The House of Voice to perform original works.

Mentoring and Development

The House of Voice offers the unique experience of complete artist development. Students can attend songwriting with Phoebe Baker, however once songs are written coming into vocal coach Alisha Gartland to develop vocally/technically within their original works so they are the best they can be. Phoebe and Alisha work together to mentor and develop your original material so it is ready for recording and performance. Contact The House of Voice for more information and to book.