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 […]
Want to learn the secrets to becoming a professional songwriter? Want to get your songs into the charts?
Our one-day Introduction To Songwriting course, led by Martin Sutton, is your first step into learning how the professionals make money from their music. Martin is the founder of The Songwriting Academy and has sold millions of records worldwide with artists such as LeAnn Rimes and Backstreet Boys. Martin will teach you the techniques and fundamental songwriting lessons you need to know to write better, catchier, more popular songs.
You’ll also learn how and who to contact to get your music out there and heard by different labels and businesses. Thanks to our decades of industry experience and music network, we’ll even point you in the right direction if we think we can help you.
Fed up of open mic nights? Thought so. This course will show you how to go a step beyond the local pub and into the charts. We’ll show you what you need to do to make your songs irresistible to the labels and who you need to contact when you’re done.
If you want to become a professional songwriter for major label artists, we can show you how. We’ve already written hits that were performed by artists such as Beyonce, Celine Dion, Kylie Minogue and many more.
Already written a hit or two? We find that there’s still lots to learn from other musicians, even beginners, which is why we welcome other professional writers into the courses we host. Polish up your skills and find out how the industry is moving on.
Producers have one of the most important roles in the music industry. They need to know the information that’s important to a successful track. This course gives you the tools you need to catch the mistakes that can make or break a song, so you can boost a track to new heights.
Music shouldn’t always be used purely to make money and we understand that, sometimes, you just want to play music for the love of it. If you’re in it for the creative output alone, this course will help you get more from your songs.
l’ll never forget this songwriting experience. I’ve learned so much from everyone. It was great meeting all these talented lovely people
Just had an amazing mentoring session with Danny Roberts. He knows his stuff. So much for me to go away and get started on!
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.
Another superb mentoring session today with @lovesongwriting “I really like the emotion and honesty in the song” 🙂
Great mentoring session with Luc Floreani last night! Really encouraging and so many good tips for upcoming events!
An enormous amount of information and tips to take away, digest and act upon!
rocket fuel for the soul
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.
Great first mentoring session with Martin. Really encouraging, helpful in establishing focus and with so many things to takeaway.
10/10 Excellent! Really informative and enjoyable
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.
10/10 Thoroughly enjoyed this course, lovely group of people, fun and informative
Absolutely brilliant! Informative, fun, engaging, great opportunity to network with like-minded people. Great atmosphere!
Fantastic mentoring session with Martin Sutton today, thank you Martin! Great feedback as always
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!
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.
Very engaging, high energy and motivating content and delivery. I would highly recommend to anyone.
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!
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.
Just when I thought it could not get any more inspirational, I have another mentoring session with Luc Floreani!
Absolutely amazing, inspirational, insightful session today
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.
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.
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 am SO totally buzzed that I took the plunge and committed to this program!
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
Such a great day enjoyed meeting everyone and learned so much!
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
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.
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