What Do Our Members Think?
Find out what our students think about our platinum membership courses
“I am totally smitten with TSA mentoring. What an honour to get songcrafting inspiration and biz wizzdom over the last 3 months. Thank you for the great feedback and encouragement” Rae
“After another very valuable mentoring session, I just wanted to voice how grateful I am to Martin and the whole TSA team for continued real, honest insights into the inner workings of this industry and for the continued, unwavering belief and support they’ve given. Feeling very fortunate to have stumbled across this awesome establishment and felt the need to spread some love.” Charlie
“I have had the most amazing mentoring session with Martin Sutton. So inspirational and energizing! Thank you Martin, you Rock!” Amanda
“Thank you for your continued excellent support during the monthly 1:1’s, general encouragement, and kicks up the rear to keep on improving.” Hugh
“Feel completely boosted and I’m grinning away ready to take this year by the horns! Positivity all the way!” Luciano
“Just had an amazing mentoring session with Danny Roberts. He knows his stuff. So much for me to go away and get started on!” Tom
“Feeling thoroughly inspired after a mindblowing chat with Luc Floreani. So thankful that he’s willing to share his enthusiasm and give me some new ideas.” Chloe
“A great 1:1 session with Charlie Dore. Very helpful practical advice and thoroughly lovely person” Hugh
“Really encouraging, helpful in establishing focus and with so many things to take away.” Charlie
“Great mentoring session with Luc Floreani last night! Really encouraging and so many good tips for upcoming events!” Megan
“Another incredible mentoring session with Charlie Dore tonight! Really great feedback. So so much to work on and a good challenge but I’m excited to get working on it!” Abi
“Great suggestions and inspiration.” Anne Marie
“Amazingly inspiring time on Songwriting Retreat last week with a bunch of very special, creative and supremely talented people. Grammy and Ivor Novello Award winning Mentors with literally millions of record sales to their names to learn from, be encouraged and inspired by. The standard of Songwriting,
Musicianship and Playback Performances was outstanding, and most definitely the best Gigs I have been to for a while…Great banter as well. Love and utmost respect to everybody involved” Stephen
“Starting to recover from my musical Spanish adventure and 35 friends and 60+ songs later I’m left in a state of complete gratitude. This was genuinely one of the best weeks of my life – I learnt a hell of a lot about the craft of writing, the music industry and my own abilities. I danced to live salsa music in the street and had an absolute blast. Couldn’t be more thankful and am so very excited to see what the future brings. My heartfelt thanks to The Songwriting Academy” Charlie
“What a week! In Spain writing, playing and partying with an absolutely amazing group of human beings. Totally exhausted but so grateful for all the laughs and brilliant times, as well as an unbelievable collection of new music that has touched the lives of everyone who was there and many, many more than that in the months and years to come. Thank you so much Martin Sutton x” McGoo
“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.” Elisabeth
“I’ll never forget this songwriting experience. I’ve learned so much from everyone. It was great meeting all these talented lovely people” Joey
“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” Gustav
“Had the most AMAZING week writing in Spain. Met some amazing people, wrote some pretty damn good songs (even if I say so myself) and I was pushed and became a better songwriter. Thank you to TSA & all the wonderful people I was lucky enough to spend a week with.” Nick
“I had the most amazing week with some of my loveliest friends, whilst making some cracking new friends in a picturesque Moorish village, up in the Andalusian hills near Lake Viñuela. Weather was great, the vibe was awesome & the Cuban band and Salsa dancing was so much fun!! I’m back in Malaga now, ‘recovering’ from a spectacular week.” Mike
Great atmosphere and great for meeting other writers
Absolutely amazing, inspirational, insightful session today
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.
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
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.
Just had an amazing mentoring session with Charlie Dore. Great suggestions and inspiration, along the lines of possibly becoming a ‘superwoman’!
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.
Thought the course was so good and inspiring, have signed up for the Platinum Mentoring Program!
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…
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.
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 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
Just had an amazing mentoring session with Danny Roberts. He knows his stuff. So much for me to go away and get started on!
Another superb mentoring session today with @lovesongwriting “I really like the emotion and honesty in the song” 🙂
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.
The day went far too quickly
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
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.
An enormous amount of information and tips to take away, digest and act upon!
Excellent thought provoking and inspirational
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.
Fantastic mentoring session with Martin Sutton today, thank you Martin! Great feedback as always
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!
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 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.
Wonderful uplifting day restoring faith in my path
Special people. Thank you all for some beautiful and amazing times
l’ll never forget this songwriting experience. I’ve learned so much from everyone. It was great meeting all these talented lovely people
Absolutely brilliant! Informative, fun, engaging, great opportunity to network with like-minded people. Great atmosphere!
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
Great organisation and inspiring evening
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!
I also had a great 1:1 session with Charlie Dore. Very helpful practical advice and thoroughly lovely person 🙂
When I look back to last April, when I attended TSA’s Introduction to Songwriting, my life has changed immensely for the better
Amazing and inspiring to be around wonderful like-minded people who live, breathe and love music like I do
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!
I am SO totally buzzed that I took the plunge and committed to this program!
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