Alicia Keys to teach a MasterClass on Songwriting


The 15 time GRAMMY award-winning artist Alicia Keys is teaching a MasterClass course on songwriting and producing.

The Queen of Soul will reveal her intimate approach to songwriting. As well as share expert philosophies on how to unlock vulnerability and authenticity within music.

Key’s 19 video lessons course is available now on the streaming platform.

“Alicia is simply a legend,” says David Rogier, founder and CEO of MasterClass. “She appeals to and unties her audience with empathy and empowerments. In her MasterClass, Alicia not only breaks down her creative process, but deconstructs her most influential songs. She inspires all of us to control our power and purpose.”

MasterClass is a streaming platform, in which members can access tutorials and lessons from some of the worlds most recognizable talent or experts in various fields.

Shot in her personal studio, Keys will walk memebers the production process as well. Keys will highlight key stages of production; starting with the creating and drafting lyrics at the piano in the Live Room, than moving to recording and layering vocals in the Booth, than finally arranging and rearranging sonics in the Control Room. During the over 3-hour-long course, the singer will also breakdown the anatomy of some of her biggest hits, taking the time to explain the influences and elements that made the iconic tracks. Key’s video lessons are open to artist of any style and level, once they subscribe to the platform.

“I cannot stress enough, the power you have when you’re truly confident in yourself,” says Keys. “In my MasterClass, I’m excited to connect on a different level. We’re gonna talk about what I’ve learned, my process and how to access what’s inside of you, so you can connect and get it out into the world.”

Watch the trailer below to get glimpse of what is expected from Key’s Masterclass Course.