November 11, 2022


WATCH CLASS 1 as our GUEST Still space available to join the fully-interactive class (or to take it on-demand), 8 meetings total. Live, fully-interactive in real time AND archives available on-demand. Any class you must miss you may still submit homework for feedback.   Here is a shorter, edited version of class 1 from August 2022: LEARN MORE OR ENROLL IN THE CLASS:   Who knows better than the writer how their song should be produced? Gain the conceptual understanding of...
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November 09, 2022


Watch Class 1 of Placing Songs in TV, Commercials, & Film, with special guest Sheida Mohammed, Senior Manager of Creative Operations at ZYNC Music, a top sync agency and publishing entity. Learn all about sync agencies and sync licensing from someone who has secured more than 100 licenses herself. You are watching as our guest of this weekly course at The Songwriting School of Los Angeles, offered live over Zoom and on-demand, featuring 6 live meetings, 4 pre-recorded classes, and...
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November 01, 2022

CLASS 1 of THE COUNTRY SONGWRITING MANUAL, with #1 Writer Rick Beresford

WATCH CLASS 1 AS OUR GUEST: If you can write a good country song, you can write a good song. Who better to study with than a #1 hit Nashville songwriter and BMI Award Winner who has spent the past 25 years teaching songwriters, at Nashville's Belmont University and at the Songschool at The Kerrville Folk Festival. The Songwriting School is proud to welcome Nashville's Rick Beresford back to teach the next installment of this country songwriting craft series: The Country Songwriting...
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October 30, 2022

THE SONG YOU WISH YOU WROTE - with The Performing Songwriter Class

WHAT IS THE SONG YOU WISH YOU WROTE? This is the question Nikhil Korula posed to The Performing Songwriter class in advance of their first meeting for this 8-wk course, in-person and online. Our answer to this question reveals so much about us as songwriters: where we are, what we value, what we seek. It illuminates aesthetic choices and grants us artistic permissions. It sets a high bar we might reach toward in our art. And it provides a glimpse into how we...
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October 29, 2022


Watch class 1 below. Still space to enroll for class 2 either in-person, online, or as a hybrid. Class is 8 meetings total and includes a night in the professional recording studio and a final showcase-style performance night.  LEARN MORE OR ENROLL IN CLASS:   The Performing Songwriter: From Coffee Shops to Major Festivals, from Studio Files to the Radio Waves will consist of an advanced songwriting and career curriculum aimed specifically at the performing singer-songwriter. Our examination of the craft...
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October 19, 2022

Ask Dua Lipa's Vocal Coach Anything! QnA with Katie Riggs & Miguel Manzo

Join Katie Riggs & Miguel Manzo as our GUEST in a free workshop where attendees asked Dua Lipa's Vocal Coach Anything about the voice! Tips, insights, advice, guidance from one of the most in-demand voice pros in the music industry.  Katie & Miguel are teaching an interactive 2-hr Masterclass on SAT 10/22, 2-4pm PT, with full video, audio exercises, and supplementary materials available on-demand as well. GO HERE to enroll in the interactive Masterclass on SAT 10/22, 2-4pm PT and on-demand, either as...
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October 14, 2022

ALL ABOUT SYNC LICENSING, with Alex Nickson, Senior VP of Television Music at DreamWorks Animation

As senior vice president of television music for DreamWorks Animation, Alex Nickson oversees the musical creative direction for the studio’s rapidly growing slate of original television projects, including more than 20 shows and content for Netflix, Apple TV+, Peacock, Amazon, Hulu and other leading broadcasters around the world. Some of the most recent series include Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, Gabby’s Dollhouse, The Croods: Family Tree, and Madagascar: A Little Wild. Under her guidance, DreamWorks series have received multiple Emmy nominations, including a win for Best Original...
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July 20, 2022

KEYBOARD SKILLS LEVEL 2 REVIEW SESSION - With an Overview of Level 1 & Level 2

  Nearly two hours of valuable content as producer/songwriter/keyboardist Alex Marlowe reviews concepts of KEYBOARD SKILLS for SONGWRITERS & PRODUCERS Level 1 and prepares you for Level 2.  WATCH THE REVIEW SESSION HERE TO LEARN MORE OR TO ENROLL in Either 6-Meeting Class, Live and/or On-Demand:
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July 09, 2022

HOW TO FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR VOICE: The Secrets to Unshakable Confidence in Performance, with Joy Graysen

Watch vocal performance coach Joy Graysen to learn to truly fall in love with your own voice and access the secrets to unshakable confidence as a performer.Joy Graysen is a 27-year veteran vocal and mindset coach who can show you how to tap into the truth and power of your own voice and make it your secret weapon. WATCH THE WORKSHOP HERE, IN TWO PARTS In this workshop you will learn to say goodbye to...  Perfection Paralysis  Imposter Syndrome  Self-Consciousness  “Playing Small” Worrying What...
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May 10, 2022

THE ART OF THE SONG: Late Bloomin' Jazzman Mark Winkler's Stunning New Release

Platinum Lyricist Mark Winkler has taught Commercial Hit Lyrics at The Songwriting School for more than a decade (his class returns this July!). As a songwriter he has countless cuts and authored the second-longest running Off-Broadway production of all time. As an artist, he continues to earn critical acclaim and a place on the charts. His latest release, Late Bloomin' Jazzman is no different. He sits down with The Roots songwriting instructor Rob Seals in this free Zoom conversation, with special guest Producer Barbara Brighton. Want to study...
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