Here you'll find information for upcoming DocSong trainings and workshops – plus special concert events linked to our ongoing projects.

Upcoming Events

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Teaching Artist Continuing Education Series: Arranging for Classical Strings with Ben Rodriguez

December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Teaching Artists are invited to participate in our continuing education series. In December, Ben Rodriguez will facilitate a workshop on how we can combine the worlds of classical music and…

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2024 Summer Teaching Artist Training

July 14, 2024 - July 21, 2024

Join us this summer to get trained in the Documentary Songwriting Method, connect with other musicians, and find ways to use music to increase empathy and connection in your community.


TA Training Intensive

July 18, 2022 @ 8:30 am - July 22, 2022 @ 11:30 am

There are three things that set our training apart: First, we teach a collaborative method of songwriting that creates lyrics directly from spoken stories. We harness the power inherent in…

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Residency at Grafton Correctional Institution

June 13, 2022 @ 8:00 am - June 17, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

In partnership with Oberlin College and Conservatory, DocSong will spend a week in residency at the Grafton Correctional Institution writing songs with the residents. This residency will be co-led by founder Dr. Malcolm Brooks and board member, Dr. Jody Kerchner.

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TA Training Final Concert

June 11, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Four Teaching Artists from across the globe have joined us for a week of intensive training in the inner workings of the Documentary Songwriting Method. Join us on Saturday at 5pm to celebrate their success and hear their creations.

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