Private Songwriting

Study the art and craft of songwriting with professional singer/songwriter Suzanne McNeil. For the experienced songwriter or the beginner Suzanne's approach is supportive and inspiring as you strengthen your songwriting skills.

Each week you will perform exercises which are designed to broaden rhyming skills, add specificity and color to songs. Please bring along a favorite journal for your song ideas. Composing music is a wonderful way to express emotion and expand our imaginations!

Private lessons are offered year-round.

Topics covered include:

  • Creativity and Inspiration

  • Lyrics, Poetry and Rhyme

  • Basic Pop Chord Progressions

  • Themes and Song Structure

A single trial lesson is recommended for all new students. Please register here to schedule a trial lesson. Let us know which days/times might work best for your schedule. Once we receive your registration we will contact you to schedule specific day/time with one of our insturctors.

Class Type:
Class Schedule Start Date Duration Instructor Register Seats Remaining

Private Lessons
Monday TBA Jul 13, 2017 52 weeks Suzanne McNeil Register 50

Registration and payment are required prior to any lessons taking place. Tuition will be prorated for any student beginning after the September or January start. Student performances are held (not mandatory) each year in January and June plus many opportunities to play in the community.

  • Students enrolled in private lessons receive a 10% discount on group classes. 
  • Additional family members/instruments receive a 5% discount off tuition.
  • PREPAY DISCOUNT FOR PRIVATE INSTRUCTION
    Prepay tuition for 5 months and receive 5% discount. Only applies to students beginning in September or February. Payment MUST be made by
    August 28th for lessons beginning in September or January 28th with lessons beginning in February.

Please read our Studio Policies

Tuition Fees:
1/2 hour: $38
3/4 hour: $57
1 hour:    $76

Single Lesson Drop In: (only when studio schedule permits)
1/2 hour: $40
3/4 hour: $60
1 hour: $80