Songwriting Lessons

If you sign up for songwriting lessons, we design a course of study that might include any combination of lyric writing, music composition, piano, guitar, and music theory lessons. You'll learn techniques and strategies for starting, finishing, revising, producing, performing, and promoting your songs. 

What you get when you sign up for Lessons:

— Weekly interactive, hour-long instruction and feedback on your songwriting

— Activities and exercises designed specifically for you to achieve your songwriting goals

— Automatic lesson reminder e-mails and your own lesson calendar on the Song Maven Studio website

— Detailed lesson notes that are archived in your account so you can review and remember the teaching points we’ve covered

— Account Summary transaction logs including payments, fees, and invoices

— The option to make online payments directly from the Song Maven Studio website

— Account Summary Financial Report for your tax / financial records

— A Practice Log to record days and minutes practiced, along with notes and comments from me to keep you motivated and track your progress 

— Direct access to my Song Maven Studio blog, which contains helpful articles on the craft and business of songwriting

— Access to a File Area where you can upload your songs as well as download and view stored reference files 

— 24/7 access to me via e-mail if you have questions or need help with your current assignments

Whether you’re an absolute beginner or a seasoned singer-songwriter, if you have a burning desire to express yourself and you really want your songs to be appreciated, I can help you improve your output and raise the bar for your craft. I teach lessons via online video chat formats like Skype and Google Hangout, as well as in my Toronto studio near Danforth & Logan.


Receive a free focusing questionnaire and a 15 minute phone consultation.

Click the "Contact" tab, enter your Name and E-mail Address, and write "Q" in the "Message" area.

You'll also be notified of upcoming workshops and special events. I would love to hear your songs!