Music Program

The Second City Music Program is dedicated to helping students explore comedy’s unique relationship to music through voice, improvisation, and songwriting.

Please note that some of these classes will be delivered online.

Drop-In Class

Musical Improv Drop-In

Is there a song in your heart that you would love to explore? Join us for a taste of musical improv! Learn improv skills and games through a musical lens while meeting new people in a fun and supportive environment. No experience is necessary to participate in this playful 90…

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Intro to Musical Improv

Musical Improv Fundamentals 1

Musical Improv Fundamentals 1 is a dive into the basic concepts behind comedic song improvisation. Topics we will cover include melody building, simple song structures, rhyming, and game play, all approached with a comedic eye. Come ready to sing, play, and laugh! No pre-requisite required!…

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Musical Improv Fundamentals 2

You’ve done Musical Improv Fundamentals, and you’re ready to strengthen your MI skills. This 4- week course focuses on a musical skill each week, paired with an essential scenic improv skill and longer form improvisation. The goal is to strengthen the core tools needed by every Musical Improviser by engaging…

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Music On-Demand

Intro to Comedic Songwriting (On-demand)

In Online Intro to Comedic Songwriting you will learn to turn a strong point of view into a great comedic song. Work with classic song structures to strengthen your lyrics, and discover how melody and musical style can influence your songwriting. In this four-week online course, you will receive specific,…

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