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Songwriting with Kevin Briody


Oct 17, 2012 to Dec 5, 2012
08:00 PM until 09:15 PM


Wed, 10/17/2012 - 8:00pm

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 8:00pm

8 Week Long Songwriting Class on Wednesday Evenings

Musician Kevin Briody brings his successful songwriting class back to the Playhouse! A two-time Emmy® award-winner, he is an internationally recognized singer and songwriter who has shared the stage with talented artists ranging from Art Garfunkel to Aimee Mann. In 2008, Kevin took home his first Emmy for Best Original Song with “Little Starr”— a tune that also earned him a BMI Film & Television Award. His 2009 song “We All Fall Down” earned him a second Emmy in the Best Original Song category that same year. A recording star in his own right, Briody has released four CDs to date. His song "We're All Heroes" opened the Connecticut Special Olympic Summer Games; Autism Speaks, a national organization combating autism, commissioned him to write the song “Bring Them Back” to help raise awareness. Most recently, Briody’s song “Not Just A Dream” was featured on NBC’s broadcast of The 2010 Winter Olympic Games.

A resident of Connecticut, Briody served as the Official State Troubadour from 2000–2002 and has been selected by the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism as a Master Teaching Artist. He teaches songwriting workshops to aspiring songwriters of all ages. Students will learn everything from structuring ideas, melody, lyric and instrumentation and will leave with a recording of their song.

October 17-December 5
Wednesdays 8:00 – 9:15pm
$240.00 – 8 weeks

To register call box office at 203.438.5795




View map The Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge Ave
Ridgefield, CT

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