Songwriting: The Basics

FROM SONGBOOK TO STAGE

Developed by our music industry insiders, you'll discover how to bring process, creativity and polish to your songwriting skills, taking you from songbook to stage.

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Songwriting: The Basics

£20

SONGWRITING THE BASICS

Learn how to write songs, overcome creative blocks, hone your focus and find inspiration in a range of genres to bring your ideas to life. Analyse what works in popular songs, find ways to generate and develop concepts, and use structure to create strong foundations for your writing, giving you the skills you need to be successful – whether it’s a hobby or your chosen career.

Stuck in a songwriting rut? Struggling to find the right lyrics? Great ideas, but no direction? Our online course is the answer. With two modules and 10 lessons, flexible learning and monthly masterclasses, bring creativity and structure to your songwriting and explore the process at your own pace. You can even book 121 mentoring or take this course as part of our Introduction to Songwriting course for a deeper dive.

Writing great songs doesn’t happen from tricks or quick tips. At ICMP Elevate we teach the craft of songwriting – focusing on the foundations of structure, content and melody. This practical course takes you step-by-step through the basic songwriting process and will leave you with a deeper understanding of the craft of songwriting and a broader spectrum of knowledge to draw inspiration from.

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This online songwriting course is packed full of HD video lessons, suggested tasks and industry insider hints.

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Luke Wilkinson

Songwriting: The Basics

This course really helped me with the idea generation! There was a whole lesson dedicated to this bit of the process, it was awesome to finally crack that and find inspration!

Ruhan van Vuuren

Songwriting: Content & Genre

Songwriting for ne is a passion so to be able to really push my creativity was great, the course is well structured which really helped with the whole process of learning to write a song.

Lisa Wadham

Songwriting: Content & Genre

I have been to so many workshops and have read loads of books and have written hundreds of songs. I learnt more on this course than any of that stuff! Loved it!

Sophie Daniels

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Meet your tutors

Sophie Daniels | Songwriting Expert | ICMP Elevate

Sophie Daniels, Tim Elsenberg, Megan O’Neill & Jonathan Whiskerd

Songwriting: The Basics’ has been written by expert industry insiders Megan O’Neill, Jonathan Whiskerd, Sophie Daniels and Tim Elsenberg. They have worked with singers and songwriters such as Will Hicks (with Ed Sheeran and Lily Allen), Bruce Hughes (with Jason Mraz), Joshua Blair (with Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars) and Jamie Cullen, and also played a large part in developing London's 'The Institute of Contemporary Music' world-class songwriting curriculum.

We've packed this course full of tips & tecniques to inspire you & help take your songwriting to a professional level. Perfect beginners who want to develop their songwriting skills”