Demo Writing and Recording 13-16s (26 Jun)

Song Writing 13 - 16

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Learn the fundamentals of song writing and how to realise and record a demo using Garage Band – a simple and accessible music production software application. Working alongside Brisbane musician Hannah Macklin in the Digital Media Lab at The Edge, unlock your creativity and explore the possibilities of expression, rhyme and form.

All materials will be supplied for the workshop and participants will take home a copy of any recordings created on the day.

Parent/carer supervision is not required for these workshops. Upon arrival, participants must visit the registration desk, located outside the Infozone on level 1, to sign in and to join the workshop group.

Please download the guide for parents  (PDF 345.3 KB) for a copy of the consent form as well as more information about the workshops. Each participant must complete a consent form and hand it in when they arrive for their Story Lab workshops. The Digital Futures Lab is open 7 days a week during State Library opening hours.

This session is part of the Story Lab winter 2017 workshop series.

Eventbrite - Story Lab Winter 2017

About Hannah Macklin

Hannah Macklin is a highly trained and experienced professional singer, songwriter, musician and teacher. Since graduating from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music in 2010 with a Bachelor of Music degree (majoring in Jazz Voice), Hannah has gone on to have great success in her music career both in Australia and overseas.

In 2011, Hannah formed her band MKO Sun, for which she is the primary songwriter and frontwoman. Some of the band’s achievements include three EP releases; headline shows at the Woodford Folk Festival; touring and recording in New York City; winning a 2013 Queensland Music Award for their song Snarly; supporting national and international acts including Katie Noonan, Montaigne, Peaches, Fatima and Cody ChesnuTT; and garnering significant Triple J airplay and Triple J Unearthed features.

Special Offer for Story Lab Winter participants!

Ticket holders to Story Lab workshops, along with their families and friends, have the option to take part in a FREE guided tour of the Digital Futures Lab, an interactive experience which is part studio, part game space, part exhibition. This exclusive tour will give you a hands-on introduction to the space, which you are then free to explore. The Digital Futures Lab is open 7 days a week during State Library opening hours.

Note: This guided tour is not supervised as part of the Story Lab workshops. Children and young people can be accompanied by an adult, or take the tour independently, provided they have been given permission to sign out of the Story Lab workshops. More details are available by downloading the guide for parents  (PDF 345.3 KB).

Mon 26 Jun 2017, 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
Knowledge Walk, level 1, State Library
More information:
Young People and Families
(07) 3840 7927  

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