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With over 40 music industry professionals, ranging from hit songwriters and record producers, to orchestral composers, music biz gurus and wellness experts, our faculty knows how to help you with every aspect of your musical journey.

At The Songwriting Academy, we help pair up your style and aspirations with the right mentors.
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Songwriters

Martin Sutton

FOUNDER & LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Martin Sutton is the founder of The Songwriting Academy and

Michael Garvin

Michael Garvin is a Grammy nominee and multi platinum writer

Pam Sheyne

Now based in Los Angeles, New Zealand born Pam Sheyne’s

Chris Neil

Chris Neil is a multi platinum producer and songwriter. He

Rob Davis

In 2000 Rob wrote the record phenomenon of the year,

Ian Dench

Ian Dench was the guitarist and principal songwriter in the band EMF, who

Paul Statham

Paul Statham is a multi platinum selling songwriter and producer

Stephen Allen Davis

Two time Grammy nominated songwriter Stephen Allen Davis’ musical career

Paddy Byrne

Paddy Byrne is a multi million selling British songwriter, musician

Joe Killington

Joe is a multi-million selling singer and songwriter from Hackney,

Cliff Masterson

Since graduating from the Royal Academy of Music, Cliff has

Jake Shillingford

Jake is the founder of the 90s cult orchestral alternative

Jez Ashurst

Jez Ashurst is a multi-platinum songwriter/producer based in London, who

Sharon Vaughn

Sharon is a multi platinum songwriter who started her career

Maria Christensen

Maria is a multi platinum award winning songwriter and artist

Jeff Franzel

Jeff Franzel is a multi talented songwriter jazz pianist with

Sie Medway-Smith

Sie is a highly acclaimed music producer/songwriter/engineer and educator who

Ally McErlaine

Ally Mcerlaine is best known as the notable lead guitarist

Kim Richey

Over the past two decades two-time Grammy nominated Kim Richey

Shelly Poole

Shelly Poole is a multi platinum selling British singer and

Helienne Lindvall

Helienne Lindvall is an award-winning professional songwriter, musician and Board

Charlie Dore

Although best known as one of the UK’s most respected

Charlie Grant

Multi-platinum songwriter Charlie Grant got his first break in music

Shridhar Solanki

Multi-million selling songwriter Shridhar began his entertainment career at the

Tesmond “Taz” Rowe

Jamaican born Taz had an early introduction to local artists

Morris Pleasure

Known affectionately as Mo Pleasure, this renowned multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and

Tim Fraser

Tim is a multi platinum songwriter/producer with songs recorded by

Tim Goodacre

Tim is a No.1 songwriter, producer and artist living in

Julian Hinton

In a career spanning 20 years, Julian has worked with

Ben Robbins

Ben Robbins is a multi million selling songwriter/producer. As an

Producers

Martin Sutton

FOUNDER & LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Martin Sutton is the founder of The Songwriting Academy and

Michael Garvin

Michael Garvin is a Grammy nominee and multi platinum writer

Paul Statham

Paul Statham is a multi platinum selling songwriter and producer

Stephen Allen Davis

Two time Grammy nominated songwriter Stephen Allen Davis’ musical career

Paddy Byrne

Paddy Byrne is a multi million selling British songwriter, musician

Cliff Masterson

Since graduating from the Royal Academy of Music, Cliff has

Jake Shillingford

Jake is the founder of the 90s cult orchestral alternative

Jez Ashurst

Jez Ashurst is a multi-platinum songwriter/producer based in London, who

Chris SD

Chris SD is an award-winning music producer. He has worked

Sie Medway-Smith

Sie is a highly acclaimed music producer/songwriter/engineer and educator who

Ally McErlaine

Ally Mcerlaine is best known as the notable lead guitarist

Charlie Grant

Multi-platinum songwriter Charlie Grant got his first break in music

Morris Pleasure

Known affectionately as Mo Pleasure, this renowned multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and

Tim Goodacre

Tim is a No.1 songwriter, producer and artist living in

Julian Hinton

In a career spanning 20 years, Julian has worked with

Phil Da Costa

Phil is a Music Producer, Songwriter, Engineer, Programmer and Mixer.

Justin Broad

Justin is a London based Songwriter & Music Producer. His

Ben Robbins

Ben Robbins is a multi million selling songwriter/producer. As an

Music Biz Gurus

John Saunderson

Possibly the most prolific publisher in the UK and certainly

Danny Roberts

Danny Roberts is the head of A&R at Made Records,

Lee Dannay

Lee Dannay has over twenty five years experience in the

Rick Blaskey

Rick was International VP for Arista Records US and EMI

Jochen Schuster

Jochen Schuster is a music entertainment consultant and publisher specialising

Conan Avery

Conan has worked in the music industry in a multitude

Chris SD

Chris SD is an award-winning music producer. He has worked

Andy Bibey

Andy began his musical career playing in bands across south

Bob James

Bob has over 20 years of high level experience in

Luc Floreani

Luc Floreani is an international singer songwriter and manager, born

Helienne Lindvall

Helienne Lindvall is an award-winning professional songwriter, musician and Board

Vicky Pitchers

Vicky Pitchers is founder of VJP Media and an award-winning

Tim Fraser

Tim is a multi platinum songwriter/producer with songs recorded by

Richard Salmon

Richard is a music lawyer, writer, and active musician. He

Dan Graham

Dan has over 15 years of international digital communications experience.

Wellness Consultants

Paddy Byrne

Paddy Byrne is a multi million selling British songwriter, musician

Jo Valentina Sinclair

Jo is an NLP Practitioner and Lifecoach with over 20

Bob James

Bob has over 20 years of high level experience in

Luc Floreani

Luc Floreani is an international singer songwriter and manager, born

Chris Johnson

Originally trained in Speech Level Singing (SLS), Chris has spent

Jacqueline Norton

Jacqueline Norton is a professional coach supporting creatives in the

TSA Team

Martin Sutton

FOUNDER & LEAD INSTRUCTOR

Martin Sutton is the founder of The Songwriting Academy and

Simon Coulson

Simon has been a performing musician for over 20 years,

Angela Skinner

Angela is an in international songwriter based in Hertfordshire. She

Kristian Vader

Kristian is a songwriter and founder of Songwriter News UK

Conan Avery

Conan has worked in the music industry in a multitude

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