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Willy Welch-Big Thought Artist

Songcraft - the Art of Making a Song with Willy Welch (on campus program)

Time Frames
During School Day, After School, Summer
On Campus Program
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th


Human beings are natural song-makers. Mr. Willy leads the children through a brief history of song-making as an art form. The elements of songwriting are explored and discussed. Then the children collaborate with the artist to create their own lyrics and melody for a song. A recording of the created song is made.

Students Will

  • collaborate to create a song of their own and sing and record it together
  • learn some basic elements of songs, sing songs together, call & response
  • "Songwriting for Dummies" by Jim Peterik. ISBN: 978-0-470-61514-0


Dates: Monday-Friday
Times: 9am-5pm
Duration: 45 minutes
School Fee: Flat Rate: $150.00
Minimum Attendance: 10
Maximum Attendance: 35
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: Electricity outlet.
Other Information:

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: To schedule a program with Willy Welch or "A Visit with Harriet Tubman" please call 214-773-5507 or e-mail [email protected]
Deadline: two days before booking
Cancellation Policy: If less than two weeks before scheduled booking, and re-scheduling is impossible, a 50% of the fee is required.
After School Policy: Teachers must be present during presentations.

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