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Songwriting Workshops for Schools

Join APRA Awarding winning, ARIA Award nominated USQ Lecturer, Mark Scholtes for this online 1-hour Introduction to Songwriting Workshop.
20 APR - 26 JUN 2020
Online via Zoom

Exclusively available for senior secondary school music classes.

In this one hour live online Zoom workshop, APRA Awarding winning, ARIA Award nominated USQ Music Lecturer, Mark Scholtes, will guide your senior music students through the basics of songwriting. From a blank page to a creative concept, Mark will help your students unleash their inner creativity.

Mark's workshop will help to inspire your music students to explore their musicality and creativity. 

With entries open for High School students in grade 9 - 12 in the USQ Get Songwriting Competition, this workshop is a perfect opportunity to guide your music students in their senior studies.


This one hour workshop will be delivered to your class via Zoom at a time that is convenient to you during school hours. Students can attend the Zoom session either as a group if they are at school or, in the current climate of social distancing, from home via the Zoom software.


  • For more information on how to get setup with Zoom for yourself and your students please visit this helpful Getting Started on Zoom article. 
  • USQ Staff are happy to assist in getting you started with zoom, please don't hesitate to discuss when you register your interest.
  • Note: Students will need a device that is capable of supporting the Zoom software as well as a microphone to interact during the workshop.