A creative forum for aspiring teen songwriters, this class meets weekly and covers the essential skills needed to create memorable and expressive songs. Designed and taught by an award-winning songwriter, the semester’s syllabus addresses melody, harmony, form, and incorporation of lyrics, as well as strategies to harness one’s muse, and transform inspiration into a concrete portfolio. Participants should have basic facility on a chordal instrument such as guitar or piano, and must be willing to sing! Access to technology such as GarageBand, Logic, or Protools is also advised.


Bjorn Wennas

Bjorn Wennas

Having taught the guitar for many years, I have come to realize what works in the teacher/student...(more)


Fall 2020

Day Time Length Start Date Age Faculty Per Term
Thursday 5:30 PM 60 minutes 10/1/2020 12-18 Björn Wennås $445
  • · Fall Term 2020 term is 14 weeks
  • · Students registered for classes in Fall Term are automatically reenrolled in Spring Term
Fees & Aid
  • There is a once-yearly non-refundable $40 registration fee per family.
  • There is a $20 fee per term for payment plans.
  • No registration fee is charged for summer study.

2020-2021 Policies

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Since 1924, Brookline Music School has provided excellence in music education to the greater Boston community. Call now to join the tradition.

Brookline Music School welcomes students of all ages and ability. Enrollment is open year-round so students may begin private lesson study at any time (including the summer).

Office Hours

  • Monday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Tuesday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Wednesday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Thursday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Friday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday - 8:00am to 4:00pm
  • Sunday - Closed