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FREE school holiday workshop, with Kirklandd

Rhythm & Flow: Songwriting in Hip Hop


10:00am – 4:00pm, Wednesday 5 October, 2022 (second week of the School holidays)

The Lodge, Tuggeranong Arts Centre


This workshop is free. Numbers will be capped at 15. To book your place, please click here and register on the ANU registration page.


Designed for young people aged 10 to 18 years, this interactive workshop is being presented by the ANU Open School of Music.

In this fabulous one day workshop with Serbian-Australian rapper Kirklandd, students will be offered an insight into the process of developing lyrics, rhyme schemes and language techniques to write original hip hop songs and how to prepare content for live performance.

Students are invited to bring existing ideas or works to be further developed into structured songs. Or simply come along and the tutor will help pick a theme that will work for you.

Don’t miss your chance to take part in this free school holiday workshop.


10am-12pm: Session One: Lyrics and Song Structure

12pm-1pm: Break

1pm-3pm: Delivery & Performance

3pm-4pm: Summary & Debrief

Artist and Workshop tutor

Kirklandd is a Serbian-Australian rapper, songwriter and instrumentalist who exists in the inbetween, evolving in his style but never adhering to any one genre. The Canberra artist has gradually found a distinctive lane in his music, grounded in hip-hop but drawing inspiration from alt-rock and punk.

Following a recent co-sign from T-Pain, Kirklandd has been working on his debut mixtape independently with his close-knit creative team. Alongside collaborators Taka Perry (Denzel Curry), Young Monks, Tasker (Rest For The Wicked) & Tanner (The Kid LAROI, Juice WRLD), Kirk is carefully crafting a sound that captures the essence of the 2000s punk and alt-rock he grew up listening to. Culminating with the release of his upcoming debut mixtape, ‘SUCCESS $TAINS: The Mixtape’, Kirklandd is about to reveal the sound he’s been crafting for the past 18 months.


The Hunting Lodge

Tuggeranong Arts Centre
137 Reed Street, Greenway ACT

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