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:
Great mentoring session with Luc Floreani last night! Really encouraging and so many good tips for upcoming events!
The day went far too quickly
When I look back to last April, when I attended TSA’s Introduction to Songwriting, my life has changed immensely for the better
10/10 Thoroughly enjoyed this course, lovely group of people, fun and informative
I also had a great 1:1 session with Charlie Dore. Very helpful practical advice and thoroughly lovely person 🙂
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.
Just had a fantastic mentoring session with Martin, my first on my platinum membership! Feel completely boosted and grinning away ready to take this year by the horns! Positivity all the way
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.
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.
So enjoyed my mentoring session with Mark Cawley yesterday – from now on I will be hanging out in bookshops looking shady – thanks mark x
Such a great day enjoyed meeting everyone and learned so much!
Great organisation and inspiring evening
10/10 Excellent! Really informative and enjoyable
I have had the most amazing mentoring session with Martin Sutton. So inspirational and energizing! Thank you Martin, you Rock!
Brilliant. Entertaining. Humorous. Good for business.
10/10 – I really enjoyed the day and look forward to the Bootcamp
Thanks for a great day & for inspiring me to #makeithappen along with discovering some crazy improve skills!
Great atmosphere and great for meeting other writers
Absolutely amazing, inspirational, insightful session today
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
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
Another superb mentoring session today with @lovesongwriting “I really like the emotion and honesty in the song” 🙂
Thank you so much for this weekend, really was such a fantastic experience. I’ve learnt so much that I wasn’t able to sleep all last night thinking about it.
10/10 – Excellent and superbly presented, fulfilling, educational and inspiring
Had a great and informative mentoring session with Mark Cawley, nice guy, had some interesting left of field ideas for me to try. Thanks Mark
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…
Excellent thought provoking and inspirational
Great first mentoring session with Martin. Really encouraging, helpful in establishing focus and with so many things to takeaway.
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.
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!
Just had an amazing mentoring session with Charlie Dore. Great suggestions and inspiration, along the lines of possibly becoming a ‘superwoman’!
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
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!
Just when I thought it could not get any more inspirational, I have another mentoring session with Luc Floreani!
epic PR mentoring session with Luc Floreani last night!!!!!
Just had an amazing mentoring session with Danny Roberts. He knows his stuff. So much for me to go away and get started on!
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.
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
An enormous amount of information and tips to take away, digest and act upon!
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.