Songwriting

"Some songs capture a moment so well, you can smell summer at 60 miles an hour or feel the cold steering wheel as you’re driving away from someone you never thought you’d say goodbye to or you could still taste the gum in your mouth before your first kiss.  It’s like there’s three and a half minutes for every moment that you really felt alive"

, Worth repeating.

Sometimes we open our mouths and the words fall out, our fingers touch the chords and the song writes itself.  Amid the chaos of life there are moments of clarity that produce songs.  .....Of course, most of the time we are learning, working, searching, listening, reading, watching, responding, questioning, crafting.  …... We do the work in the hope that one day what we write won’t be awful.  We stay open and humble, curious and hopeful.  

Developing songwriting is a fundamental part of developing your voice, finding your style, your sound, your song.  No one elses.  You do not need to be brilliant to start and you will never stop learning.  I’m excited to hear your songs and to go on this journey with you.  

You can start with just one note. 
Songwriting tips (not rules)
Learn, develop, grow

"Jen is much more than just a singing teacher.  She has taught me so much.  She spotted my uniqueness and has encouraged me to develop my own singing style. I love my lessons."  Daisey, Singer/Songwriter