Whether you’ve never written a song before or are looking for ways to enhance your technique, we have courses that will not only help you achieve your goal but give you the opportunity to meet and collaborate with other songwriters.   Our courses will make songwriting fun, inspiring and accessible for writers at all levels of experience whilst focusing on important songwriting principles such as chord theory, melody direction, song dynamics and harmony.

With Music Retreats, you will have the chance to sit down and work on some of your songwriting ideas with our expert, qualified tutors in some of the most beautiful locations around Scotland.

Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd May 2015
Course:  Songwriting – BOOK NOW
Level:  Starters & Improvers
(No previous experience necessary)
Topics:  Songwriting theory, chord formats, creating dynamics, melody & rhythm, lyric writing
Duration:  2 days (10hrs total)
Day 1:  10:00am – 3:00pm
Day 2:  10:00am – 3:00pm
Location:  Lochridge House, Stewarton, East Ayrshire, KA3 5LH
Tutor:  Fionn Patrick

Free parking or collection service available from Stewarton train station.

Lunch + teas & coffees provided.



I loved getting the opportunity to get up and play with a band. - Robin, Glasgow
Very inspiring - Fee, Renfrew
Great singing exercises, really helped my find my voice. - Andy, Troon
Before I didn’t know where to start, now I have a business plan and clarity about my goals. - Katrina, Glasgow
I loved the balance of teaching and interaction with the other students. Highly recommended. - James, Edinburgh