Live Music Performance Course
Learn how to deliver an unforgettable live show every single time with this fascinating online video course
Martin Sutton is the founder of The Songwriting Academy and multi-platinum songwriter and producer. Starting as a young busker on the streets of Norwich, he spent years developing the craft of songwriting, traveling the world to work with other writers, learning about the music business and honing his production skills. He is now a successful songwriter/producer and has sold millions of records in nearly 50 countries around the world.
His work includes Backstreet Boys, LeAnn Rimes, Celine Dion, Gary Barlow, Pixie Lott, Mark Owen, Olivia Newton-John, Andrew Roachford, Brian McFadden, Lulu, Mike & The Mechanics, K-Pop superstars Super Junior and X-Factor/Idol winners worldwide.
His teaching methodology and ethos have been described as “life-changing” by many of his students and over the years he has shared his knowledge and experience with thousands, opening their eyes to the world of professional music making. His diverse programming and production skills are widely sought after, from orchestration for Celine Dion and Andrew Lloyd Webber to quirky programming and beat-making for K-Pop/J-Pop artists, and rich country productions for artists including LeAnn Rimes.
Originally trained in Speech Level Singing (SLS), Chris has spent his coaching career working with scientists and specialist coaches to bring the most advanced, effective and true methods of voice training to his clients.
Now an authorised instructor for the highly connected ‘Vocology In Practice’ network, Chris’s contemporary clients have included recording artists Lawson, The Staves and Deaf Havana.Musical theatre credits include preparing lead vocalists for Wicked, Mama Mia and Beautiful.
As a performer, Chris is a busy soul singer working with bands and production shows, and has supporting credits for The Drifters, Alexander O’Neal and Lemar.
Luc Floreani is an international singer songwriter and manager, born in Alice Springs, Central Australia.
He has worked with artists including Amy Winehouse, Corrine Bailey Rae, Sam Smith, Blake, numerous X Factor/The Voice contestants, Jack Bruce, Marcella Detroit, Tony Hatch, Barry Mason, Kasabian, Darren Hayes and Starsailor.
He wrote the theme tune for Australia’s Channel 7 television current affairs program “Today Tonight”, the Prince’s Rainforest Project campaign song, Euro Gay Pride theme song 2011 Cand the title track to the film “Darkness”.
Luc is the current host for OK Magazine Music Sessions online. “Live with Luc Floreani ” and a regular featured writer inwww.trebuchet-magazine.com.
What is it that makes a memorable live music show? Is it great music? Audience participation? Luck?
Delivering a killer live show is a major goal for pretty much every musician out there, but it’s easy to do simple things that can totally turn off a crowd. From awkwardly dragging out the space between songs to let a guitarist tune, to disinterested looking bandmates, or a lack of audience interaction, there’s plenty of ways to dull down an otherwise razor-sharp show.
In our online live music performance course, we’ll reveal what it is that makes or breaks your performances, and reveal the secrets that professional performers use to deliver a mind-blowing gig — every single time.
Learn how to be the band everybody talks about after the gig, how to outperform your competitors every time, and how to use your live shows to take your name to new heights.
Is this course useful for me?
If you’re a live music performer, then yes. It’s that simple. The tools and methods taught in this course give you the secrets to nailing every music performance, every single time.
Singer / Songwriters
Struggling to push beyond open mic nights at your local pub? Find out how to transform your
performances and build your name by changing habits and following some basic steps. You’ll learn how to transfix your audience at each and every performance.
Written a song for an artist and want to show if off to potential labels? We’ll show you how to ensure your artist performs well, showcasing your song properly and getting the attention it deserves.
Want to help your artist transform their live show and boost their career? This course is ideal for learning the fundamentally important tips and advice needed to keep an audience watching your artist, from start to finish.
In it for the love of performance? This course still teaches you how to get more enjoyment out of the shows you perform. A buzzing audience makes a buzzing band, so we’ll teach you how to capture the audience from the first note to the encore.
Understanding how to use your gear effectively:
How to deliver a seriously powerful vocal performance at every gig:
Delivering a standout performance, every time:
What is stage presence?
Making the most of your gig:
Just had an amazing mentoring session with Danny Roberts. He knows his stuff. So much for me to go away and get started on!
10/10 – I really enjoyed the day and look forward to the Bootcamp
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.
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.
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.
Excellent thought provoking and inspirational
10/10 Excellent! Really informative and enjoyable
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.
Wonderful uplifting day restoring faith in my path
I have had the most amazing mentoring session with Martin Sutton. So inspirational and energizing! Thank you Martin, you Rock!
When I look back to last April, when I attended TSA’s Introduction to Songwriting, my life has changed immensely for the better
Just had my first mentoring session with Martin Sutton, what an amazing experience, so grateful and ready to face my first exercise. Thank you Martin.
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.
Great first mentoring session with Martin. Really encouraging, helpful in establishing focus and with so many things to takeaway.
An enormous amount of information and tips to take away, digest and act upon!
Very engaging, high energy and motivating content and delivery. I would highly recommend to anyone.
10/10 – The one day course far exceded my expectations. Full of useful information backed up by eveidence. Would highly recommend to anyone interested in the process of writing a song
Absolutely amazing, inspirational, insightful session today
Amazing and inspiring to be around wonderful like-minded people who live, breathe and love music like I do
Special people. Thank you all for some beautiful and amazing times
Great mentoring session with Luc Floreani last night! Really encouraging and so many good tips for upcoming events!
rocket fuel for the soul
Brilliant. Entertaining. Humorous. Good for business.
Great organisation and inspiring evening
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!
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.
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
epic PR mentoring session with Luc Floreani last night!!!!!
I am SO totally buzzed that I took the plunge and committed to this program!
Thought the course was so good and inspiring, have signed up for the Platinum Mentoring 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.
So enjoyed my mentoring session with Mark Cawley yesterday – from now on I will be hanging out in bookshops looking shady – thanks mark x
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
10/10 – Excellent and superbly presented, fulfilling, educational and inspiring
I’m so freaking excited to be on this songwriting retreat!! Have written with some awesome people so far and have created some beautiful songs already! Yesterday’s was incredibly emotional
I also had a great 1:1 session with Charlie Dore. Very helpful practical advice and thoroughly lovely person 🙂
It is an amazing academy you have established with a true ethos of care and support coming straight from the top and filtering down through its ever increasing family – I am so proud to be part of it !
Thank you so much for an amazing Platinum year !- I have loved every minute or it, have learnt so much and feel very excited for 2018.
Just completed my first mentoring session with Mr Martin Sutton … got direction .. critique ..structure .. ongoing goals and targets …lots of advice and a real motivation boost !!! AWESOME !!!
Just when I thought it could not get any more inspirational, I have another mentoring session with Luc Floreani!
Great atmosphere and great for meeting other writers