Berklee Online Master Class: Songwriting with Pat Pattison


In this 60-minute video master class, Berklee Online author Pat Pattison and singer-songwriter Amy Allen (co-writer of Halsey's No. 1 hit, "Without Me") guide you through songwriting techniques that can be used to enhance the quality of a song's narrative to better connect you with your audience.

About Pat Pattison

Pat Pattison

Pat Pattison is an author, clinician, and Berklee Professor of Lyric Writing and Poetry whose students, including Grammy-winning musicians John Mayer and Gillian Welch, have composed for major artists and written number one songs. At Berklee, Pat developed the curriculum for the only songwriting degree major in the country.

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What's covered?

  • Lyric Structure
    Supporting your ideas with structure

  • Verse Development Strategies for advancing your ideas from section to section

  • Phrasing and Setting Preserving the natural shape of language

  • And more!