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Mon, Jul 17


The Prep

IN PERSON Songwriting Intensive w/ Bobby Cronin and Alex Mendelson

Monday, July 17th - Friday, July 21st Monday-Wednesday: 4-6pm Thursday: Recording Day (times TBD) Friday: Listening Party! Ages 11+ In Person Only Private Prep Students Only

IN PERSON Songwriting Intensive w/ Bobby Cronin and Alex Mendelson

Time & Location

Jul 17, 4:00 PM – Jul 21, 6:00 PM

The Prep, 116 Oceanport Avenue Building #2, 2nd Floor, Little Silver, NJ 07739, USA


About the Event

IN PERSON Songwriting Intensive w/ Bobby Cronin and Alex Mendelson

Interested in being a singer/songwriter like Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Olivia Rodrigo, or Conan Gray? Learn contemporary songwriting technique and record a song with award-winning composer/music producer Bobby Cronin, and producer/songwriter/sound engineer, Alex Mendelson!

Monday, July 17th - Friday, July 21st

Monday-Wednesday: 4-6pm

  • Songwriting and technique with Bobby Cronin!

Thursday: Recording Day (times TBD)

  • Recording original song with composer, Bobby Cronin, and sound engineer, Alex Mendelson!

Friday: Listening Party!

Ages 11+

In Person Only

Private Prep Students Only

Piano/guitar/uke skills a plus but not necessary

Class size limited

Week's Class Rate: $550 -- Payment plans available. For more details, reach out to

Learn more about your instrutcors:

BOBBY CRONIN is a multi-disciplinary, multi-award winning  composer, lyricist, bookwriter, music producer, arranger, director, and educator whose work has been seen all over the globe (visit for that)

He has worked/written for with Emmy, Grammy, & Tony winner Billy Porter, Tony winner Jordan Roth, Eden Espinosa (Wicked, Brooklyn), Cassie Levy (Caroline or Change, Les Miserables, Wicked), Tony nominee Alex Brightman (Beetlejuice), Jordan Donica (Camelot, Hamilton), Tony nominee Laura Bell Bundy (Legally Blonde), Tony nominee Andy Karl (Groundhog Day, Into the Woods), Tony winner Orfeh (Legally Blonde), Tony nominee Christy Altomare (Anastasia), Natalie Weiss (Breaking Down the Riffs) and many, many more Broadway stars and rising stars.

As a voice and acting teacher, several of Bobby's students have gone on to win Tony Awards including Ali Stroker (Oklahoma) and Ari'el Stachel (The Band's Visit). And he has loved watching his students (many from the Prep) in several other Broadway shows including: Les Miserables, School of Rock, Tina, Caroline or Change, Waitress, Wicked, Assassins, Be More Chill, and more.

As a music producer and songwriting teacher, Bobby has developed many artists including the Prep's own Claire Kennedy (debut album - Hindsight), Caitlin Cameron (debut album - Out of Body), and Skyler Fields (debut album - First) -  available on all streaming platforms. He also co-produced Broadway's Lauren Elder's self-titled debut singer/songwriter album.

Bobby has taught at NYU/CAP21, UPenn, New York Film Academy's Professional Musical Theatre Conservatory. He was the head of Harvard's summer high school musical theatre program for which he created the curriculum and taught several courses.

Bobby graduated from Yale University where he won the Michael P. Manzella Award. He is a member of ASCAP and the Dramatists Guild.

ALEX MENDELSON is a multi-instrumentalist and producer with 15 years of experience playing guitar, writing music and being in bands. He is a Stevens alum, where he studied Music Technology. Having worked as a session guitarist in numerous professional settings, he played guitar for the late Nick Cordero on a Playbill promotional video. He has recently recorded and mixed Claire Kennedy’s debut album alongside Bobby Cronin’s production and arrangements. You can find some of Alex’s music on all streaming platforms. As a producer he worked on Phoneboy’s lead single Acid Girl, which is currently at nearly 2 million Spotify streams. He has been in musical projects with genres ranging from rock, electronic, emo, folk, pop, and glam. You may recognize him as the guitarist for a few of the Prep concerts!





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