In-depth night is approaching quickly and I feel a little nervous about performing a song that I’ve written in front of many people. As I said right from the start, I knew it would be more nerve-wracking to perform a song that I wrote versus a cover of a different artist’s song. Currently, I am […]

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What kinds of learning opportunities does the mentor provide to expose you to new learning? Claire is very open and willing to share her songwriting experiences. This is very helpful in terms of being able to learn by listening to others share their stories to do with something we both share a passion for. She […]

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What went particularly well during your mentoring sessions? I think that Claire and I clicked well and had good open communication. It felt a little awkward at first however, after a little while it started to feel more casual. When we started talking about song inspiration (around 20 minutes into the mentor session) the conversation […]

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What has been my most difficult mentoring challenge so far?  Why? One of the challenges that I have faced in my mentor sessions, like I said in my previous blog post, is that songwriting is an extremely personal thing. Claire can give me small suggestions about my song, tips on things I can improve/expand/shrink, explain […]

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Song writing is like… being possessed. You try to go to sleep but the song won’t let you. – John Lennon This year for my In-Depth project, my mentor is Claire Lundin a graduated Gleneagle Student. She has performed original songs at many Gleneagle events that I have attended, and each time she never fails […]

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Its that time of year again! We are a week into In Depth and I’m pretty excited to see where this year’s In Depth project will take me! For my In Depth project, I have chosen to do songwriting. My In Depth topic this year was easier to decide on than last years, partially because I’ve already […]

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