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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2024 Summer Teaching Artist Training

July 14 - July 21

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.

Concert: New Mainer Song Showcase

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We invite you to a concert featuring the New Mainer Song Project at Mayo Street Arts. This program, a partnership with the Immigrant Music Connection, presents songs inspired by the…


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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Teaching Artist Training Program

June 6, 2022 - June 11, 2022

Learn about Documentary Songwriting approaches and practices! If you are ready to listen deeply and expand your musical offering and teaching techniques, then this course is for you. Join us as we learn to spread the power of high-quality songwriting across the globe.

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