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The Songwriter Workshop Series are used in institutions and individually by students and teachers worldwide.



Using Chord Progressions to Create Rhythm Variations

Creating Vocal Melodies

Creating Effective Choruses

Choosing the Most Effective Note to Start a Lyric

Creating a Song Over a Guitar Riff

Choosing the Best Key Color for Your Title

Berklee Online

Course Overviews

Songwriting: Writing Hit Songs

Songwriting: Melody

Songwriting: Harmony


Sample Lessons

How to Contrast a Verse and Chorus

Harmonic Movement in the Moving Bridge

Harmonic Ideas for Chorus

Elite Former Students

Jimmy Kachulis has taught thousands of songwriters, from beginners to the most accomplished. All take away the essential tools for creating great songs, no matter what their goals are. Some of the more successful include: