• Chichester Guitar Lessons
  • Chichester Vocal Lessons
  • Chichester Piano Lessons
  • Chichester Drum Lessons
  • Saxaphone Lessons
  • Songwriting Lessons
  • Band Sessions
  • Music Workshops

Songwriting Lessons

We now offer one to one tuition in songwriting. Lessons take place on Saturdays and are available by the hour, 45mins or 30mins.

Tom Truman is a professional jazz singer, guitarist, and a lead writer for the award winning jazz ensemble, The Mid Jazz Sandwich. Tom has written for a variety of different genres, specifically jazz, folk and pop and offers a creative and rule free approach to teaching. Tom is happy to teach anyone, from musicians who’ve never written anything prior to lessons, to seasoned composers, believing that the most important part of songwriting is confidence.

Realise your creative potential and sign up for songwriting lessons with Tom.

Songwriting Lessons include
Technique and guidance Accompaniment
Popular progressions Using Harmonies
Lyrics Performing

Tuition Prices

By visiting the Chichester Music Academy for a free introductory lesson we will be able to ascertain which approach to songwriting is right for you.  If you wish to book further lessons then the following prices apply:

30 minutes – £17
45 minutes – £25

Chichester Music Tuition


From guitar to piano, vocals to drums we deliver some of the most experienced music tuition in Chichester. Our tutors are fully CRB checked and insured. Find out more…

Chichester Music Tuition

Band Sessions

We aim to inspire young singers and musicians, of any standard, by enabling them to perform with each other. The focus on is fun, through an informal approach. Find out more…

Chichester Music Tuition


Contemporary Music Workshops, aimed at children and adults of all ages and abilities, are run at regular intervals during the school term and in school holidays. Find out more…

Chichester Music Tuition

Live Performance

All bands, singers and groups have the opportunity to perform at one of a number of music festivals, shows and concerts that take place during the year. Find out more…