Brickman Bootcamp Full Agenda

July 26  7pm
Opening Night – Welcome reception and concert

From commercial songwriter to hit-maker, hear the music that made Jim Brickman America’s Romantic Piano Sensation. Following the concert, meet Jim at an exclusive opening night reception.

July 27 9am
Morning Session
The Art of Songwriting

Open panel Discussion – Led by Jim Brickman & his creative team

How to start a strong song idea
Developing song structure
Creating a melody and hook
Where to find inspiration
How to tell a story
Discovering a point of view
Recognizing your unique style

Catered Lunch Break 

1PM afternoon songwriting sessions

Warm-Up Workshops

Creative process & exercises
Group song work

Breakout Sessions

Time to write and create
Solo or collaboration
Hands-on coaching with Jim Brickman and Team
One-on-one time for artistic feedback

July 28 
Morning Session

The Business of Music Panel Discussion
with Jim Brickman & his management team

Amplify Your Music Career
Branding Your Identity
Utilizing Digital Service Providers (DSP)
Building Your Network
Social Media Marketing
“Getting Signed”
Music Publishing
Copyright Laws
Mechanical Licensing

Catered Lunch Break

1PM afternoon sessions

Inside the Studio / Songwriting Sessions

Recording SessionThe magic happens inside the studio.
Record a demo
Tips and tricks of technology used by top artists
Sound Mix with Audacity
Microphone Selection
Recording Interface
Equalization Selection
Use of Dynamics and Compression
Auto-Tune Vocal Corrector

Writing session

Put the finishing touches on your song for the showcase.

Performance Preparation

Stage Presence
Singing for an audience
Vocal Technique

July 29 10am
Songwriter Showcase

at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Brunch and Reception at the Rock Hall.
Songwriters will have the opportunity to showcase the songs written in the Bootcamp writing sessions. 

Tour the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame to cap off the weekend.