Events

Princeton students perform a concert of songs with music and lyrics written over the past semester as part of the spring Princeton Atelier course “How to Write a Song” taught by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon and Bridget Kearney of Lake Street Dive with a number of guest songwriters and music critics. In the class, small songwriting teams weekly created music and lyrics inspired by such emotionally charged themes as Contempt, Gratitude, Revenge, Desire, Disgust, Joyousness, Remorse, Loneliness, Despair and Defiance.

Event Details

The concert is free and open to the public. No tickets are required, however Princeton University students, faculty and staff will need to show their PUID at the door. Public guests will need to attest they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to the maximum extent, which now includes a COVID booster shot for all those eligible to receive it.

Public guests should enter Frist Campus Center from the entrance facing Washington Road. Get directions to Frist Campus Center.

COVID-19 Guidance + Updates

Per Princeton University policy, all guests are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to the maximum extent, which now includes a COVID booster shot for all eligible to receive it, and to wear a mask when indoors. Musicians may be unmasked while performing.

Accessibility

symbol for wheelchair accessibilityThe event space is wheelchair accessible. Visit our Venues and Studios section for accessibility information at our various locations. Guests in need of access accommodations are invited to contact the Lewis Center at 609-258-5262 or email LewisCenter@princeton.edu at least one week in advance of the event date.

 

Video Feature

In this video, learn more about the Princeton Atelier course “How to Write a Song” from co-instructor and songwriter/musician Bridget Kearney (Lake Street Dive), who shares from her lifetime of experience writing words for music.

Presented By

  • Princeton Atelier