Entries by Rowena Atkins

Recording your songs to enter them into The Young Songwriter 2024 competition can be as easy as singing your song into your phone and sending this recording!

As a songwriter, learning how to record and produce your own songs is a great skill to have. Shure have written a special interactive guide for us and here are some examples of home studio setups, with 1 being the most simple and 5 being the most complex. Shure’s Interactive Guide Shure, a lead sponsor […]

The Unique Story of Song Academy

This is a remarkable story of how an idea from my 8 year old daughter, became a groundbreaking business, transforming the lives of countless young people.  My name is Rowena Atkins and I am the proud founder of Song Academy, a vibrant global community of aspiring young songwriters. The story begins when my daughter Matilda, […]

Songwriting programmes for beginners to advanced young songwriters

We run songwriting programmes tailored for every stage of the songwriting journey – from total beginners to songwriting (Vol.1), those who’ve just started (Vol.2) and those who’ve been writing songs for a while (Vol.3). Check our which programmes are best for you and read our songwriting resources to make your songs the best they can […]

Residential songwriting summer camp 2024

An immersive & motivational experience for aspiring young songwriters aged 11-18 Following the huge success of this year’s songwriting camp we’ve booked dates to return next year and we’re now open for bookings! We only have 45 places available so please book soon. Click here to book your place. Our residential songwriting camp is designed […]

The Young Songwriter 2023 Live Showcase

The Song Academy’s nurturing community cultivates a supportive environment for budding young creatives navigating the demands of growing up in today’s world. The Young Songwriter 2023 showcase brought together a special community of young songwriters, all saying how important the competition is to them – important in building their confidence, levelling up their songwriting, giving […]

Songwriting workshops this Autumn half-term

We’re calling all young people who love music, singing & writing lyrics!  Join our songwriting workshops this Autumn half-term.  It’s a perfect opportunity, in a condensed time frame, to write an original song with professional songwriters.  Some groups for beginner to advanced young songwriters aged 8-18.  Get creative, express yourself and find your voice! Songwriting […]

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