Arts instructor Ascha Drake recaps a recent music workshop.
On Wednesday, Jan. 22, visual artist and songwriter, Sophia Knapp, visited The Bay School to lead a songwriting workshop titled “Sound Sushi.”
Sophia lives in Los Angeles, and is a practicing musician, having released several albums and she has toured all over the world.
Students, teachers and staff joined the afternoon session, engaging in listening to music, collaborating and performing. It was a wonderful opportunity for participants to be exposed to different song writing strategies, to play new instruments and to work with n ew artists in the school. Hopefully everyone continues to write, utilizing some of the techniques taught in the two-hour workshop.
Listen to some of the songs that were created in a half an hour here, here and here.
“When you are sad, sing, when you are happy, sing, when you are angry, sing, whatever you feel, you can sing about it.” – Mukesh Desai, Indian Classical singer
To learn more about Sophia, read her bio or watch her music videos.