Hymn Writing

Instructors: Tim Berman | Men & Women | Morning & Afternoon Sessions

In this class the student will understand the importance of writing the Gospel into song. The focus will be on writing lyric poetry with an appreciation of the mechanics of rhythm, meter, and rhyme, and their role in congregational song. The student will learn the necessity of editing and reviewing, and be able to write one original verse of 4 or 8 phrases. This course will also include classes on pre-harmony, worship theology, and the singing and evaluation of new hymns.