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Songwriting lessons for beginners to intermediate.

Songwriting is a fantastic skill whether you are a beginner or want to improve your songwriting capabilities. Not only will your musical abilities improve but so will you english language capabilities as we look to marry music and lyrics in the best possible way. Not only is it a great industry to get into, songwriting has enormous benefits to mental health as it provides a platform for creative expression which in my many years of experience has helped so many of my younger as well as older students. In my class, you will learn the foundations behind creating a great song including: Songwriting forms and structure in all genres, music theory and understanding chord progressions and modes, breaking music theory conventions in order to create a unique sound, great songwriting tools to help with 'writers block', performance coaching and how to convey your songs message on stage as well as all things music industry, including the importance of copyright and how to protect your songs. My students will be working with me on constructing songs as beginners and my more experienced songwriting students will work with professional music industry briefs that I will provide. Students will be able to write songs comfortably and autonomously after only a handful of lessons with me.

Extra information

Bring your laptop and musical instrument of choice, although knowing a musical instrument is not a deal breaker to take part in my classes.

Location

At teacher's location: Eveline Road, Mitcham CR4 3LE, UK
At student's location: Around Mitcham, United Kingdom
Online via webcam

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General info

suitcase iconSkills:
Acoustic, Country & bluegrass, Folk, Funk, Indie & alternative, Pop, Punk, Rnb, Rock, Song & varieties
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English

About Me

I am a 27 year old signed singer/songwriter to BMG (Sony publishing)
I have 8 years of experience teaching songwriting as well as teaching guitar and voice to all levels.
I have been in the music industry since graduating university where I have toured all over the world, supporting David Gray is my highlight to date!
As well as music, I am a keen sportsman, playing rugby on Saturday's and taking part in strength and endurance events with Omnia Performance for whom I am an ambassador.
I also love doing charity work for Mind and the music mental health charity, Hummingbird where I took part in a 12 hour songwriting challenge raising money for their wonderful cause.

Education

BA honours in Songwriting at BIMM London
3 A - Levels in music tech and music performance as well as english language
10 GCSE's all A*, A's and B's in Philosphy and ethics, It, Maths, English, Science, PE, Music x2, Media studies

Experience / Qualifications

BA hons in songwriting
Grade 6 guitar with Rockschool
Grade 8 Vocals with Rockschool
Level 2 personal trainer with Future fit

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