Free Songwriting Workshop


April 2, 2019 to April 13, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Ancram Opera House is hosting DRIVE IN: AMERICAN FUGUE, a free songwriting workshop for area residents led by Obie Award winning composer/performer Heather Christian. Taking place from April 2-6, selected participants will write songs collaboratively, under the direction of Christian and her team, exploring themes about life right here, right now in our region. Local musical traditions and participants’ musical interests will also inform the songs. Enrollment is limited to 12. To apply and for additional information, visit The following week, April 9-13, which is open to anyone and everyone with an interest, participants will learn the songs and perform them before a live audience at the Ancram Opera House as part of a community sing-along on April 13. The award-winning Ancram Opera House presents a mix of contemporary theatre, alternative cabaret, and community programs. unique opportunity to directly engage, up close, with visionary theatre artists at the top of their field who are rarely seen in the region.