Songwriting Workshop with Mark Cawley

The Sweetwater Academy of Music and Technology welcomes hit song maker Mark Cawley for an intimate, one-day songwriting workshop! Mark will take you through his songwriting process and will lead an open discussion covering a variety of topics within the songwriting industry. Whether you’re a singer/songwriter looking for your big break, a pro wanting to brush up on your skills, or part of a band looking to expand your creativity and improve collaboration, join us for an inspiring session with a professional who’s got songwriting down to a science.

Topics covered:

  • How to make a career out of songwriting
  • Exploring different genres
  • Creating a ritual, seeking out big ideas,
    and getting organized
  • Writing fundamentals and stages
  • Crafting vivid lyrics and powerful melodies
  • Song structure
  • Publishing in the music business
  • And more!

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Meet Mark Cawley


Mark Cawley is a hit songwriter, best-selling author, in-demand speaker, songwriting coach, and popular blogger. As a songwriter, his songs have been on more than 16 million records to date. In April 2019, Mark’s first book, Song Journey: A Hit Songwriter’s Guide Through the Process, the Perils, and the Payoff of Writing Songs for a Living, reached #1 on the Amazon charts in six separate categories.

January 18 | 10am–4pm
At Sweetwater, Fort Wayne, IN
$129 | Lunch Included

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