MAY 18th SONGWRITING CLINIC with PAT PATTISON and ROGER SALLOOM

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We are so excited to be hosting a Songwriting Clinic featuring former Chess Records artist, Roger Salloom and Berklee College of Music's own Pat Pattison. Come listen to these two songwriting professionals break down songwriting from its discovery, development and theory. Get your tickets before they sell out!!

Where: Chianti Restaurant and Lounge
When: May 18th, 2:30-4:30
Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door, $10 for Music Asylum students
Contact: info@themusicasylum.net or 978.491.7652
for more information

SUMMER SONGWRITING SESSIONS 2019!

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Intro to Songwriting


Beginner Level
July 8-12
9am-12pm
Ages 10-18

Admission: Early Bird Special (before May 15th ) $275, After May 15th: $300
Learn the art of lyric writing, song structure, chord structure, rhythm and groove. For beginner students. End of program performance on July 26th!


Spotlights and Prosody: Songwriting Tools and Strategies


Intermediate Level
July 15-26
Mon-Fri 9am-12pm
Ages 10-18

Admission: Early Bird Special (before May 15th ) $550, After May 15th , $600
Take your songwriting to the next level! We will explore prosody, spotlighting, metaphors, new rhyme types, modal writing, tensions, slash chords, and voice leading, just to name a few. For the intermediate songwriter. Must have prior knowledge of basic songwriting skills (song structure, etc.), and/or have taken our beginner level class. End of program performance on July 26th!

Intro to Songwriting for Adults


Beginner level
July 8-12
5pm-7:30pm
Ages 18+

Admission: Early Bird Special (before May 15th ) $275, After May 15th. $300
Learn the art of lyric writing, song structure, prosody, chord structure, rhythm and groove. For beginner students. End of program performance on July 12th!

Contact info@themusicasylum.net or 978.491.7652 to reserve your spot!

We are soooo excited to announce our....

Winter Student Showcase

that will take place at the.....

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IN BOSTON!!

DECEMBER 16th from 1-3pm

Tickets are available to be purchased in advance at the Music Asylum.

$10 in advance

$15 at the door

$3 for kids under 10

SPRING SHOWCASE A SUCCESS!

Our hearts have never been so full! We are so proud of our students and all the hard work they put into this show. Thank you to all you came out to support the Music Asylum students at this incredible performance. We packed the house with over 150 people! We can't wait to do it again!

SPRING SHOWCASE JUNE 4th!

Mark your calendars, Music Asylum friends! Our Spring Showcase will take place on June 4th from 4-6pm at the Mile Marker in Gloucester! Our talented students will show you what they've been working on this semester. We will be under the big tent that seats about 200 people, so bring your friends and family!

Here are The Inmates hard at practice!

Photo courtesy of Muffy White.

Photo courtesy of Muffy White.

SUMMER SESSIONS 2017

Our Summer Songwriting Sessions are filling up fast! Get in touch with us to reserve your spot. Our original week is July 10-14, but we are considering adding another week either the first or second week of August.  Let us know if you're interested!

MA Students Perform

We are so proud of our students for taking the initiative to gig and perform live in front of large audiences. Here are some photos from live performances in and around Cape Ann.

Showcase 2016

On December 16th, 2017, Music Asylum students took to the stage at Dogbar in Gloucester, and they blew the crowd away! There was standing room only, and barely that! 

Check out our photos to see some captured moments. 

Summer Sessions 2016

Music Asylum students had a blast at our annual Summer Songwriting Sessions! Five students came up with five incredible songs that blew us away. Subjects included unrequited love, the importance of friends, and being present in this beautiful life. Check out some of our students at work!