“Words and Music: The Art of Songwriting” at WIU-QC “Words & Music: The Art of Songwriting” – a unique summer camp for local high school students, grades 9-12. June 11-15 Get your teen into this summer’s songwriting camp at Western Illinois University-Quad Cities! Participants will examine the ABC’s of song structure, rhyme schemes, lyric writing, and melody. Learn about the workings of the music industry, including copyrighting, promotion, and music marketing. Learn from local musicians to tour and play professionally. Hear from music-industry professionals Take field trips (including to Daytrotter’s recording studio) Perform a song on the final day for faculty and staff on the WIU-QC campus! For more information, visit wiu.edu/qci or call the WIU-Quad Cities Initiatives office at (309)762-9481, ext. 62357.