STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD – WRITE BETTER SONGS & GET THEM HEARD

THE PLATFORM FOR YOUNG SONGWRITERS

Welcome to Song Academy, the leading platform for young songwriters aged 8-18. We enable young people to express themselves and be heard.

Founded 10 years ago, we run songwriting clubs, holiday workshops, school workshops, birthday parties, a song feedback service and the annual Young Songwriter competition.

Our uniqueness is that we focus on the creative process of songwriting – writing powerful lyrics and composing interesting melodies & instrumental parts.  We believe that songwriting is hugely beneficial to young people, especially in their increasingly demanding, fast-paced & technological lives, with little time to reflect and create for fun.

Whether you are writing your first song or an album we are passionate about empowering you to develop your songwriting skills & get your songs heard.

We wrote a song to remind the world that everyone has a right to be loved, has a right to belong and a right to a brighter future.

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…I just really enjoyed the music, and could actually feel the people behind the songs, which has to be pretty close to the whole point of writing!

Eg WhiteAward-winning songwriter/producer

…It’s a fantastic opportunity for aspiring tunesmiths up and down the country to showcase their songs to music industry insiders.

Boris JohnsonMayor of London

I found the quality of songwriting to be surprisingly creative and quite advanced, yet refreshingly young and vibrant. What a wonderful outlet for communication.

Denzyl FeigelsonFounder of AWAL, and advisor to Apple

It was most impressive to hear young writers singing or rapping about their own lives without any outside input or help from adults.

Tom RobinsonBBC Introducing and BBC 6 Music

I was so impressed by the standard of the entries and know that Britain’s musical future is in safe hands.

Nicky CoxEditor of First News

I am impressed and delighted by the outstanding young talent which Song Academy has discovered across the UK. Song Academy’s fresh approach is set to enrich music education in the UK.

Ed VaizeyGovernment Minister for Creative Industries

I support anything that encourages children to find their way into the world of music, especially something like Song Academy which requires no formal training and their emphasis is on fun and self-expression.

Jamie TheakstonHeart FM

The Song Academy Young Songwriter competition offers young songwriters a golden opportunity to showcase their music and get invaluable feedback at a really formative time in their development.

Myles Keller Director of PRS for Music

We’ve been really proud to be part of such a creative and inspiring song writing competition and have been moved by some of the entries we’ve heard along the way.

Adrian LarkinAudioBoom

After-School Clubs

Summer Term 2020 places available in our exciting new online songwriting clubs

Membership of our songwriting clubs advances your songwriting skills of lyric writing & composition, gives you confidence and gives you a competitive edge to stand out from the crowd.

#1 CLUB FOR MUSICAL & CREATIVE YOUNG PEOPLE 

Song Feedback Reports

Develop your songwriting talents

We provide insightful written song feedback on lyrics, melody and production/structure.  Make sure your songs are the best they can be!

#1 RESOURCE FOR ASPIRING YOUNG SONGWRITERS

Song Academy Blog

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Song Academy Sunday Songwriter Streams

Bored at home? Missing going to gigs? Need inspiration?  Then the Song Academy Sunday Songwriter Streams are just what you need! You'll get a chance to hang out with some amazing songwriters & musicians, learn a thing or two and connect…
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Special feature on SAYS20 top 40 finalist Malvina Bhatia-Guerin

Malvina Bhatia-Guerin is 17 years old from New York and her songs 'Metamorphosis' and 'Real World' were selected as top 40 songs in The Song Academy Young Songwriter 2020 competition International category.  We caught up with Malvina recently…
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Special feature on SAYS20 top 60 finalist Phoebe Austin

Phoebe Austin is 15 years old from London and her song 'In The Light' was selected as a top 60 song in The Song Academy Young Songwriter 2020 competition 13-18 year UK/Ireland category.  We caught up with Phoebe recently to talk about all things…
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