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The Artist Outreach

Song & Lyric Creation

Time Frames
During School Day, After School, Summer, Weekend
Residency, On Campus Professional Development, Off Campus Professional Development, On Campus Program
Prof. Dev., Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th


TAO artists/music producers will use various techniques to create songs from scratch. The students comes away with a song that they helped compose and create. Students will create rhythms and patterns using music manipulative tools as part of the creation. As well, they will recognize that inspiration can be found everywhere. They will read music notation by relating solfege and numbers as a way to create and build melodies. We welcome combined classes or adjacent grades to join in!

Students Will

  • Write lyrics
  • Learn how to use improvisation to create song
  • Use teamwork to develop creativity with the use of historical facts
  • Successful Lyric Writing, Sheila Davis, 9780898792836
  • Learn about Jazz & Popular Song
  • Create musical ideas


Dates: Monday - Saturday
Times: Anytime
Duration: 60 minutes
School Fee: Flat Rate: $325.00
Minimum Attendance: 5
Maximum Attendance: 250
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: White Board & Marker, Microphone (for larger audiences),Speaker/PA with USB Port to perform songs
Other Information: We prefer 30 minutes for load-in and preparation

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: Please contact Joseph for booking and information: Joseph Vincelli, Executive Director, 214-906-1059 [email protected] 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Deadline: 15 days prior to performance date
Cancellation Policy: A program is confirmed when you receive your contract by mail or email. Should illness, inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances prevent the program from taking place as scheduled, The Artist Outreach will offer to reschedule. Cancellations are made by email and/or call until a cancellation is confirmed by The Artist Outreach. A 48 hour timeline for rescheduling is acceptable without penalty, otherwise the date and refund are forfeited. Programs canceled (outside of the above exceptions) by a school or community presenter after confirmation are subject to full payment.
After School Policy: We always need a contact (and info) for our on-site performances. Please designate a person in the school or community as the primary contact on the day of the event to facilitate artist needs and ease of performance.

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