Last year's info below. Registration for the 2015 Getaway will
open by 8/15/2014.
Songwriting workshop in New Jersey
January 16-19, 2015
Led by Nancy Falkow
Song Writing Workshop
Join Ireland-based singer-songwriter Nancy Falkow for a fun,
intensive weekend song writing workshop. Turn your ideas into a
musical format. Through creative and challenging exercises,
create new works or work on existing material and develop your
ideas into stronger songs. Beginning and non-musicians
*Limited to just 10 participants.*
Workshops are filling up. Register today to secure your place.
"This workshop was truly an amazing experience! Our instructor
provided a wonderfully supportive environment that was fun while
being productive. Her feedback was insightful and honest, and her
overall vibe was just spot-on." -Jeff, Song Writing Participant
Nancy Falkow is an Ireland-based (formerly Philadelphia)
singer-songwriter. She has shared stages, taxis, dressing rooms
and guitars with nationally touring musicians from Donovan to
Daniel Lanois to Richie Havens. Songs of hers have appeared in
TV and in film. She has been collaborating with musicians and
writing in genres from pop to rock to folk for many years, but
was always a teacher and a poet first, and draws from that well
of experience with every song and workshop. With three
successful albums under her belt, after the birth of her
daughter, she began writing for what is her most successful
album—"Under the Stars"—which she released under the project
This is her 16th year at the Getaway and she always looks
forward to a trip home to run the Song Writing Workshop to see
familiar faces and meet new enthusiasts. Her website is www.nancyfalkow.com
and you can listen
to some songs here. Read Nancy's piece,
"Notes on Eavesdropping," on her method for writing songs.
This writers' workshop is part of Peter Murphy's Winter Poetry &
Prose Getaway, held each January near Atlantic City, NJ.
makes the Getaway unique.
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