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Writing a Protest Song!

Writing a Protest Song!

October 22 @ 11:00 am 1:00 pm IST

Behan Square, 12-16 Russell Street
Dublin 1, D01 WD53
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At this workshop, we will look at the history of these songs, and draw on these themes to create our own songs relevant to today’s (your) generation.

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Facilitator

Colm Quearney

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Songs and music have played a powerful role in human rights movements, giving a universal voice, crossing barriers and promoting unity and equality. At this workshop, we will look at the history of these songs, and draw on these themes to create our own songs relevant to today’s (your) generation. No previous songwriting experience is required. However, feel free to bring along any instruments or lyrical ideas you might have! For teenagers 13-17 years.

Speaker Biographies:

Colm Quearney

Colm has worked as a professional songwriter and musician since the age of 17. Colm has toured the world with various bands and has had international record deals. Since his early twenties he has worked with a variety of youth services setting up and delivering music programs that have culminated in music composition, performances and recording sessions. Between 2011 and 2018 Colm worked as head of the songwriting department at BIMM Dublin (British & Irish Modern Music Institute). Colm has been a volunteer with Fighting Words since 2010 where his key role was to develop free songwriting programs for groups of all ages. Colm now works for Fighting Words as Development and Outreach Officer.

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Behan Square, 12-16 Russell Street
Dublin 1, D01 WD53
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