• Chichester Guitar Lessons
  • Chichester Singing Lessons
  • Chichester Piano Lessons
  • Chichester Bass Lessons
  • Chichester Drum Lessons
  • Saxophone Lessons
  • Songwriting Lessons
  • Group Music Sessions
  • Music Workshops
Dan has given me so many ideas, and he is making my songs sound really good!

Songwriting Lessons

Songwriting lessons are available at Chichester Music Academy with Dan Coates, Alice Milburn, Murray Hughes and James George.

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

Murray is a professional vocal/songwriting tutor and has been writing and performing music for over 15 years and holds a BA Honours Degree in music and a PGCE.

Alice is a singer/songwriter and multi instrumentalist. She fronts her own originals band as well as collaborating with other artists as an arranger/composer and backing vocalist. Alice holds a first class honours degree in Professional Musicianship.

James is a producer, pianist and singer/songwriter with experience in a wide spectrum of musical styles and genres. He is currently only available for online lessons whilst completing his degree in Electronic Music at the Guildhall School of Music in London.

Realise your creative potential and sign up for songwriting lessons with Dan, Alice, Murray or James! Here’s a preview of Murray (aka DEER.RAY) performing one of his own!

Our songwriting tutors

Murray Hughes

Dan Coates

alice milburn

Alice Milburn

James George

Online lessons only

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

Tuition Fees

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

30 minutes - £19
45 minutes - £28.50
60 minutes - £38 
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…

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