Join Ryan Kershaw in this workshop for all artists.
Recording Artist, Author, international Music Educator Ryan Kershaw ( co-Founder of Goldirocks on Oliver Plunkett Street) is holding a special workshop as part of the Midleton Arts Festival this month!
This workshop is for for all levels – from those curious about songwriting to professionals and industry veterans
Not just for Musicians but everyone who has passion for creativity or works in a creative business. Instruments not necessary but you are welcome to bring yours along!
Some area’s that we will be helping you with:
* Setting up your Songwriting Space
* Structuring Songs
* Lyric Writing Tips
* Beating Songwriters Block
– What is Creativity and success to you? How you can make it
– Feeling overwhelmed or too busy? How to manage your time
– Where to find help for your music or art
– How to “put your music/art out there” to the media
– What’s holding you back & turning it around.
It doesn’t matter if you are starting from scratch & never played or an industry veteran – there will be something in here for you to learn!
You will get learning material for you to keep.
Meeting other artists. Ideas will be shared to benefit everyone.
The workshop is for ages over 16 years, and for all levels of musician or artist.
Here is the link for tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/songwriting-creativity-workshop-midleton-arts-festival-tickets-61225411855
Venue: Wallis Bar Events room: 74 Main Street, Midleton
Date: Saturday, 18th May
Time: 2pm (ends 4pm)
What are people saying about Ryan?
” A superb musician and educator”
– Bob Hewitt, GUITARIST Magazine
“I went to see Ryan at Goldirocks to get some advice on how to launch my music and he gave me some great insight into practical things I needed to do. He is highly informed about the music industry and shares his knowledge in a friendly and professional manner”
– Clare O’Riordan, Recording Artist (single ‘A World’ out now)
“Ryan has guided me and passed on his knowledge on key elements that are allowing me to fully embrace and commit to my music composition at a professional level”
– Maria Minguella, Composer (music recently performed by RTE Orchestra)
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About the host:
Ryan Kershaw is an internationally respected recording artist, author and music educator. 100% of his students undertaking High School and University music exams have passed with A Levels in both performance and composition, and his students have topped both the Reverb Nation and iTunes charts.
After studying under Jack Canfield (author of the 500,000,000 selling Chicken Soup for the soul series) and being mentored by Lorraine Barry (former Marketing Director for Virgin Records – Spice Girls, Smashing Pumpkins, ICE-T) he went on to pioneer the crossover of education and personal growth with the music industry through his innovative books and workshops, and amplified the conversation on mental health in the industry with his 2014 interview on the Nutters club.
Ryan’s books include of Make Money Teaching Guitar, and Use Your Buzz To Play The Guitar. He is a Music Managers award winner and former board member of Independent Music New Zealand. He has contributed advice articles and interviews to WGN Chicago, Audioculture, and numerous radio and television programs, and continues to write for Music Education New Zealand, and the Guitar Association of New Zealand.
Ryan co-founded Goldirocks, a music consultancy/creative hair studio hybrid with his partner Sarah (Munster Hairdresser of the year 2018) on Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork City.