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How to Share Your Love of Songwriting by Pursuing a Career in Music Education

January 23rd, 2021 by
How to Share Your Love of Songwriting by Pursuing a Career in Music Education

We don’t have to tell you how incredible music is. The benefits are endless and impossible to capture with words. Music connects us as people. It is known as the “universal language”. It’s calming. It’s healing. People even use music therapy to lower stress and treat mental health conditions.

But, again, as a songwriter, you undoubtedly already know all of that. Songwriters often have a passion for music that many others don’t possess. But, unless you manage to sell your songs to a famous musician or record label, you might not be able to rely on a career as a writer.

There’s nothing wrong with that. Many songwriters write for themselves or do it as a hobby. But, if songwriting alone isn’t scratching your musical itch, you might want to consider a career in music education. It’s a fantastic way to share your gift and passion with others, and fuel them with the tools and skills they need to discover how incredible music really is.

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    Here’s another tip about tempo in regards to songwriting. When you begin your songwriting efforts from the lyric, the mood and subject matter will dictate the tempo of the music. Think of some of your favorite ballads and try to imagine them as a fast, up-tempo song. Doesn’t work, does it. The same will hold true in the reverse. Tempo will also be determined by the ease with which the lyrics can be sung.