• Chichester Guitar Lessons
  • Chichester Singing Lessons
  • Chichester Piano Lessons
  • Chichester Bass Lessons
  • Chichester Drum Lessons
  • Saxophone Lessons
  • Songwriting Lessons
  • Group Music Sessions
  • Music Workshops

Songwriting Lessons

Songwriting lessons are available at Chichester Music Academy with Dan Coates, Tom Truman and Murray Hughes.

Dan Coates is a multi-instrumentalist Singer-Songwriter. He extensive performance experience with both his band and as a solo artist.

Tom Truman, a professional jazz singer & guitarist, has written for a variety of different genres, specifically jazz, folk and pop and offers a creative and rule free approach to teaching.

Murray is a professional vocal/songwriting tutor and has been writing and performing music for over 12 years and holds a BA Honours Degree in music and a PGCE. He teaches a wide variety of vocal styles and works with students to improve their confidence and live performance techniques.

Realise your creative potential and sign up for songwriting lessons with Dan, Tom or Murray!

Our songwriting tutors

Tom Truman


Murray Hughes

Songwriting & Vocals

Dan Coates


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 Lessons


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

Chichester Music Lessons

Group Music 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 Lessons


Contemporary Music Workshops, aimed at children and young people of all ages and abilities, take place during the school holidays and at other times.Find out more…

Chichester Music Lessons

Live Performance

Young 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…