Frequently Asked Questions
Got a question? We’re here to help. Check out our most frequently asked questions below,
or call us directly on 03300 100 500
Writing songs is as easy as humming a melody. Writing great songs takes a bit more work.
Our Introduction To Songwriting course is perfect for giving you the best advice if you’re starting out. You’ll avoid all the basic songwriting mistakes that most beginners make and get immediate access to music industry professionals. Not bad for a beginner!
No. Some of the most earth-shaking records have been written by non-musicians who had a good idea for a song and collaborated with other creatives. Of course, knowing how to play piano or guitar will always help, but they are not a requirement for our courses. We’d suggest you check out our Introduction To Songwriting course as a good place to start.
Yes. Our mentors are still extremely active in the music industry and have a broad network of contacts in almost every profession you can think of. We’ll show you how to promote your stuff in our Introduction To Songwriting course, but we also have our own music publishing company, Agenda Rights Management. If we think you could pitch one of your songs to an artist, we’ll help you do it.
Any and all. The idea is not to write the “perfect pop song”; it’s to help you add more power to your music, whatever style it might be in. The techniques you’ll learn in our Introduction To Songwriting course are applicable to every style of music and will help you grow your audience, whether it’s pop, jazz, or hardcore death metal.
Yes. We’re always on the lookout for emerging talent. If you want to see what we think of your music, you’ll get a chance to find out at one of our songwriting courses. We even make it a significant part of the three-day songwriting bootcamp, so if you’re looking for some professional advice, book your place today!
Our platinum membership gives you access to monthly sessions with our professional mentors. This allows us to track your progress, offer advice tailored to you specifically and help you grow your music career.
Yes! We offer payment plans, but you’ll need to discuss it with us directly.
Get in touch with us on 03300 100 500
10/10 – I really enjoyed the day and look forward to the Bootcamp
Very engaging, high energy and motivating content and delivery. I would highly recommend to anyone.
Thank you Martin Sutton for your continued excellent support during the monthly 1:1’s, general encouragement, and kicks up the rear to keep on improving.
Great mentoring session with Luc Floreani last night! Really encouraging and so many good tips for upcoming events!
Thanks for a great day & for inspiring me to #makeithappen along with discovering some crazy improve skills!
When I look back to last April, when I attended TSA’s Introduction to Songwriting, my life has changed immensely for the better
rocket fuel for the soul
10/10 Excellent! Really informative and enjoyable
So enjoyed my mentoring session with Mark Cawley yesterday – from now on I will be hanging out in bookshops looking shady – thanks mark x
What an incredibly life changing experience, on sooo many levels!!! It’s so difficult to put it all into words!!!!! Beautiful friendships gained and definitely the beginning of something monumental.
Just when I thought it could not get any more inspirational, I have another mentoring session with Luc Floreani!
l’ll never forget this songwriting experience. I’ve learned so much from everyone. It was great meeting all these talented lovely people
I’ve finally found myself and my confidence has come back! That is down to what The Songwriting Academy has done for me and given me the boost I needed. I can’t thank you enough
The passion of all the lecturers was amazing to see. The sharing of their life experiences that enabled them to get a career in the industry was inspirational and has made me reinforce in my mind it’s truly possible for me!
Great atmosphere and great for meeting other writers
Just had an amazing mentoring session with Charlie Dore. Great suggestions and inspiration, along the lines of possibly becoming a ‘superwoman’!
Absolutely brilliant! Informative, fun, engaging, great opportunity to network with like-minded people. Great atmosphere!
I am SO totally buzzed that I took the plunge and committed to this program!
Just finished an awesome mentoring session with Charlie Charlie Dore what an inspiration you are Charlie. Thank you for all the excellent advice and guidance.
10/10 Thoroughly enjoyed this course, lovely group of people, fun and informative
Amazing and inspiring to be around wonderful like-minded people who live, breathe and love music like I do
Another superb mentoring session today with @lovesongwriting “I really like the emotion and honesty in the song” 🙂
Just had an amazing mentoring session with Danny Roberts. He knows his stuff. So much for me to go away and get started on!
epic PR mentoring session with Luc Floreani last night!!!!!
Dominic King… Absolutely Inspirational!!!! Almost did not take up this session, wanted to play it save, but thank God I didn’t !!! Risk aversion you’re a bloody thief. Thanks
Great organisation and inspiring evening
I was going to write “you can’t beat Martin Sutton”, but that would sound all wrong. 🙂 So just saying am very happy with mentor session from Superstar Sutton. Virtual hugs all round.
Finished yet another epic, inspiring and all round fantastic 1-2-1 with the awesome Luc Floreani So exited for the plans we’ve got cooking up…
Fantastic mentoring session with Martin Sutton today, thank you Martin! Great feedback as always
If I hadn’t have come I don’t think I would have believed in myself. you and the course have inspired me and sparked something inside of me to pursue my dream.
Feeling so blessed to be a part of this songwriting family! Thank you for creating this wonderful community, a place for us all to be creative, passionate, supportive and talented!
Feeling thoroughly inspired after a mind-blowing chat with Luc Floreani of Floreani Management. So thankful that he’s willing to share his enthusiasm and give me some new ideas.
10/10 – Excellent and superbly presented, fulfilling, educational and inspiring
I also had a great 1:1 session with Charlie Dore. Very helpful practical advice and thoroughly lovely person 🙂
Absolutely amazing, inspirational, insightful session today
10/10 – Well worth the travel. I would do it all over tomorrow. I feel a lot more confident now with what I’ve learned.
Such a great day enjoyed meeting everyone and learned so much!
Wonderful uplifting day restoring faith in my path
Another incredible mentoring session with Charlie Dore tonight! Really great feedback. So so much to work on and a good challenge but excited to get working on it!
The day went far too quickly