YRBD Songwriting Workshop

The Youth Rockin’ the Black Dog (YRBD) Songwriting and Professional Development Workshop is a free one-day workshop for young musicians (12 - 25 years). The workshop is facilitated by the National Music Academy and is designed to give young musicians the musical tools and knowledge required to become a professional working musician and artist in the 21st century. 

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Saturday 5th September
9.00am - 4:00pm 
National Music Academy

461 King Street, Newcastle West

Participants will learn how to develop a song, write lyrics and be provided with a variety of tools to assist with becoming a professional artist. Award-winning Newcastle-based singer-songwriter Amy Vee will also make a guest appearance on the day to talk to young musicians about her own musical journey and ways she takes care of her mental health. 

To enrol for the FREE one-day YRBD Songwriting Workshop, complete the online registration form below:


Places are strictly limited - so get in quick to secure your place!

The Songwriting Workshop is sponsored by the National Music Academy, with funding from APRA AMCOS, in support of YRBD and emerging young talent in the Hunter area.

For more information, please contact:

YRBD Coordinator
T: 02 4924 6933

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