Song-writer
Songwriting Workshops at ASCAP Elaine has attended song-writing workshops organised by ASCAP the American Society for Composers, Authors and Publishers, at their London HQ, as part of her work on the core team of Girls With Guitars, where she performed a regular monthly showcase at the Porterhouse, Covent Garden (June 2004 - December 2005).
Article Series on Song-writing Elaine was commissioned to write a six-part series of articles (pictured left) especially for Music Maker Magazine in 2005 called "Song Craft", dealing with song-writing right from how to get ideas, how to train your mind, how to turn your inspiration into songs and then fine-tune them into masterpieces.
Workshops / Events Elaine has run:- Song-writing (Broadstairs Festival 93) Song-writing (Windsor Guitar Festival - 90s) Song-writing (+ Dan Evans, Luton College 94) Song-writer Festival (Windsor Arts Centre 2004, 2005 - organiser/ leader) Creative Music WE, song-writing tutor (Lower Shaw Farm, Swindon 2008) West London Song Contest (Castle PH, Isleworth, 2008) Open Mic Nights (monthly, from 2009) - include song-writing competitions Songwriting Workshop (Twickenham Library with Surya Cooper, 2015)
Elaine’s Original Songs Elaine writes songs on subjects about which she feels passionate or inspired by. She has been influenced by her scientifc training and career as well as her background as a Scout Leader and Canoe Instructor. She enjoys science fantasy, myth and legend and feels strongly about protecting nature, all of which comes across in her writing.
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Song-writer
Article Series on Song-writing Elaine was commissioned to write a six-part series of articles (pictured left) especially for Music Maker Magazine in 2005 called "Song Craft", dealing with song-writing right from how to get ideas, how to train your mind, how to turn your inspiration into songs and then fine-tune them into masterpieces.
Workshops / Events Elaine has run:- Song-writing (Broadstairs Festival 93) Song-writing (Windsor Guitar Festival - 90s) Song-writing (+ Dan Evans, Luton College 94) Song-writer Festival (Windsor Arts Centre 2004, 2005 - organiser/ leader) Creative Music WE, song-writing tutor (Lower Shaw Farm, Swindon 2008) West London Song Contest (Castle PH, Isleworth, 2008) Open Mic Nights (monthly, from 2009) - include song-writing competitions Songwriting Workshop (Twickenham Library with Surya Cooper, 2015)
Elaine’s Original Songs Elaine writes songs on subjects about which she feels passionate or inspired by. She has been influenced by her scientifc training and career as well as her background as a Scout Leader and Canoe Instructor. She enjoys science fantasy, myth and legend and feels strongly about protecting nature, all of which comes across in her writing.
Email Elaine to book a lesson