Works of Freedom Ohio, LLC is a Columbus, Ohio based organization that provides beginner, intermediate and advanced songwriting courses and mentoring services for adults and children ages 8 and up. Our courses are designed to increase personal development and assist individuals in overcoming emotional, academic or behavioral challenges. We provide a safe and structured environment that inspires creative thinking and positive outward expression.
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Beginning in January, the 2021 S.C.R.A.P. for freedom incentives will be awarded as entries into the monthly drawing as follows
SONG COMPLETION - participants will be awarded 5 entries for written and approved songs. Songs must be started and completed under the guidance of a Works of Freedom instructor.
COURSE COMPLETION - participants will be awarded 4 entries for the completion of SW 101 and SW 102. 8 entries will be awarded for the completion of SW 103.
REFERRALS - 10 entries will be awarded for each referral. Referrals must register and complete at least 2 sessions before you can receive these entries. Anyone can take advantage of the referral incentives whether or not they are a current participant.
ATTENDANCE - participants are awarded 1 entry into the drawing every time they are present and on time for a scheduled session. If late or absent for a scheduled session, the entry for that particular week will be forfeited. Also, 5 entries will be awarded to those who participate in the monthly group Zoom conference calls.
PREPAYMENTS - participants will receive 4 entries for prepayment of SW 101 and SW 102. 8 entries will be awarded for prepayment of SW 103. Purchase the course package and receive 20 entries into the drawing.
The 2 participants who earn the most incentives will go head to head in the Monthly Music Matchups.
New site members will receive an automatic entry into the monthly drawing. Drawings are held on the last day of each month. Winners will be awarded a pair of collector's item tennis shoes valued at $150 - $300.
DUE TO COVID -19, ALL COURSES WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!
A user account is required to enroll in Works of Freedom songwriting courses. Each lesson is 1 hour and can be scheduled on Tuesday, Thursday or Friday between 3pm - 6pm. Click on course of interest for more details. Non-refundable deposits are due before scheduling and installments must be made 24 hours before the start of each lesson. Recording studio and performance venue locations will be determined by the instructor. All fees must be paid in full before participating in any recording sessions or performances. Payments must be made online. No cash or checks will be accepted.
This 4 week beginners course offers 4 lessons with 1 lesson per week. No experience is required. Topics include Introduction to Songwriting, Song Structure, Importance of Content, Music Selection, and Finalizing and Sharing your Music. No recording sessions or performances are offered with this course.
This is an 8 week intermediate course. There are 8 lessons with 1 lesson per week. Creative writing experience is required. Overcoming writer's block, Importance of Content, Choosing a stage name, Developing Stage Presence, Introduction to Recording and Performing Rights are the topics to be covered. Receive 1 free recording session at a professional studio and 1 performance at a local venue upon completion.
This 8 week advanced course offers 8 lessons with 1 lesson per week. Creative writing experience is required. Topics to be covered include Royalties and Copyrights, Publishing and Licensing, Sales and Distribution, and Getting the Most out of Rehearsals. Receive 2 free recording sessions at a professional studio and 1 performance at a local venue upon completion.
No experience is required for any of these options. Great for those with a busy schedule, who want to learn at their own pace or need lessons tailored to their individual needs. All passes are transferable. Use them as a gift or to bring along a friend. Individual passes have a six month expiration period. Click on an option for complete details.