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Our Workshops

I Heart Songwriting Club holds professional development and beginner workshops for songwriters of all ages. Some workshops are only accessible to members. We offer discounts for our members and associated affiliations and scholarship places for our 3 and 5 day workshops. Workshops are always limited in capacity and it's first in best dressed. Join the mailing list to be sent the workshop information first.  

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Our upcoming events are:

Jan 17-19 + 21 - Songwriting & Recording Workshop for 12-17 yo (School Holiday Program)



Wed 17 - Fri 19 + Sun 21 January, 2018
School Holiday Songwriting & Recording Workshop Program - Brisbane, QLD

4 Day Workshop for 12-17yo - $500 - Limited to 12 places
Bowen Hills, Brisbane
I Heart Songwriting Club presents the first school holiday program of 2018 for songwriters aged 12-17 years to develop their songwriting, collaboration, production and home recording skills with Francesca de Valence and Nick O'Donnell.

Participants will learn ways to develop their songwriting skills through simple and targeted lessons, creative improvisation and development of practical skills. Participants will aim to write a song each day of the workshop or learn add-on skills for songwriting including production and home recording skills. This program will be limited to twelve participants to allow for adequate 1-on-1 instruction and creative development. The workshops suits open-minded and enthusiastic participants with a musical background and a basic level of instrumental skill (piano or guitar) and vocal confidence.

Some Feedback from our last Teen Workshop:

Both professional and fun. It is clear that Francesca knows what she is doing. She brought us together and helped us all improve. - Student Feedback

Very well planned. Enjoyable. I liked the small group with people with similar ages. - Student Feedback

You are a genius Francesca!!!!!! This course is really amazing. Highly recommended. - Parent Feedback

Brilliant!! Such a great experience. - Parent Feedback



Mon 11 - Wed 13 December, 2017
School Holiday Junior Songwriting Workshop Program - Brisbane, QLD

3 Day Workshop for 9-12yo - $300
Bowen Hills, Brisbane
Enrollments for this program have now closed.

Eight young girls from Brisbane, Toowoomba, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast joined I Heart Songwriting Club founder Francesca de Valence for 3 days to learn the basics of songwriting. Each participant wrote 3 songs in 3 days using the 1-hour themed task that I Heart Songwriting Club is well-known for.





Mon 18 - Fri 22 September, 2017
School Holiday Songwriting Workshop Program - Brisbane, QLD

5 Day Workshop for 12-16yo - $500
Bowen Hills, Brisbane
By very popular demand, I Heart Songwriting Club founder and award-winning songwriter, Francesca de Valence, will present an exclusive songwriting workshop school holiday program for 12-16 year olds this school holidays.

Learn how to write songs through simple and targeted lessons, creative improvisation and development of practical skills. Participants will aim to write a song every day over the five-day program. This program will be limited to twelve participants to allow for adequate 1-on-1 instruction and creative development.

The program suits open-minded and enthusiastic participants with a musical background and a basic level of instrumental skill (piano or guitar) and vocal confidence.

Both professional and fun. It is clear that Francesca knows what she is doing. She brought us together and helped us all improve. - Student Feedback

Very well planned. Enjoyable. I liked the small group with people with similar ages. - Student Feedback

You are a genius Francesca!!!!!! This course is really amazing. Highly recommended. - Parent Feedback

Brilliant!! Such a great experience. - Parent Feedback


Saturday 12 August, 2017
Sunshine Coast International Readers and Writers Festival - Coolum, QLD

3:15-5pm at Jack Morgan Park - Individual Session $20
This worked launched SCIRWF's Annual Songwriting Development Program in partnership with I Heart Songwriting Club, which features 3-monthly songwriting masterclasses on the Sunshine Coast - the first masterclass beginning in November and throughout the first half of 2018. Students' development will be through weekly songwriting tasks via I Heart Songwriting Club. The outcome is a performance opportunity at SCIRWF's 2018 "Songwriters in the Round".

3:15pm - Songwriting Workshop presented by I Heart Songwriting Club founder, Francesca de Valence

World class. Blew us all away. We came out totally mesmerised by the different talents and our overall experience which included tears and gasps. - Maggie

It was stupendously fun! - Marita


Thurs 24 November, 2016
Songwriting Workshop (Nowra, NSW)

6-8.30pm Sandra Basham School of Contemporary Singing 
Tickets Essential $25 - All Ages - Strictly Limited Tickets

Learn songwriting tips by founder and director of the online global songwriting club, I Heart Songwriting Club, and Los Angeles Music Award Winner, Francesca de Valence.

I enjoyed learning new skills and ideas. I also felt validated that what I have been feeling and thinking is leading me on the right path - John

This workshop inspired my creativity - Denise

I loved hearing you speak and love how you interacted with all members of the group on individual levels. Great positive vibe  - Sandy

It challenged me to think outside my comfort zone - Rebekah