Online Songwriting Lessons

Learn Songwriting Online From Award-Winning Music Teachers

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Online Songwriting Lessons

Learn songwriting online from award-winning teachers. Working with a Forbes Music teacher is the perfect way to learn songwriting, and it’s a great way to strengthen your skills at any age. From beginners to advanced students, ranging across a multitude of instruments and disciplines, we bring a personalized songwriting experience live on your screen!

Learn the Art of Songwriting

Songwriting is storytelling through the combination of music and lyrics. While basic understanding of music theory is helpful to craft great songs, it is also incredibly important to learn how to write authentically. Online songwriting lessons can help you learn how to craft powerful chord progressions, catchy melodies, that killer hook, and compelling song lyrics. Write songs that will be relatable and memorable for your audience.

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Fun, friendly, award-winning music teachers who will inspire you.

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Your goals are our goals. We deliver expert guidance and support!

Most Flexible

Multiple schedule plans, discounts, and private or group options.

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Voted "Best Of" in Music Education and Multi-Triple Crown Winner!

From Pop And Rock To Traditional Composition

Pop And Contemporary Music

Familiarize yourself with popular chord progressions and tools great song writers use to create catchy hits! Understand how meter, melody, harmony, and rhyme scheme all work together.


Learn compositional techniques to create beautiful timeless music, with techniques from Baroque to Romantic periods, through 20th century music. Study various harmonic treatments, techniques and counterpoint.

Meet a Few Of Our Songwriting Teachers

Kurt Stoodt


Bass, Piano, Guitar, Clarinet, Trumpet, Violin, Music Theory


Bass, Cello, Violin, Viola, Guitar, Piano, Songwriting, Improvisation, Music Theory, General Music
Knox Wngler


Guitar, Violin, Bass, Piano, Ukulele, Music Theory, Improvisation
Ernest Douglas


Guitar, Piano, Bass, Keyboards, Drums, Improvisation, Music Theory, General Music
Debra Traficante


Drums, Percussion, Woodwinds, Brass, Music Theory, Adjudication


Piano, Keyboard, Music Theory


Voice, Piano, Music Theory, General Music


Voice, Piano, General Music


Voice, Piano, Music Theory, General Music


Piano, Improvisation, Music Theory, General Music

Flexible Scheduling Plans & Awesome Perks

Popular Questions

In most cases, yes! All cancelled lessons are subject to our cancellation policy. Eligibility for rescheduling may depend on important factors like adequate advance notice. Learn more >>

Yes, indeed! Some discounts are already built into our pricing structure. Additionally, in-home and online lesson plans may offer different, additional types of discounts. Learn more >>

Forbes Music accepts major credit cards including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express and accept debit cards that have the Visa or Mastercard logo. Learn more >>

Musical learning can begin at any age! Lesson can be productive for children as young as toddlers, and it’s never too late to learn an instrument or start singing! Learn more >>

Forbes teachers are graduates of the most prestigious institutions and have earned outstanding recognition for their accomplishments both in the classroom and on stage. Learn more >>

If your experience falls short of expectations, let us know! We’ll make it right! Your happiness is our biggest priority, as is your confidence in us to help you grow musically. Learn more >>

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Forbes Music has the highest client Happiness Index™ in the industry and gives you the confidence to know you’re in good hands. With proven results and satisfaction, Forbes Music Company provides an unmatched private lessons experience either in-home or online, with the best teachers anywhere. We go beyond the notes to teach some of life’s greatest lessons.

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