Songwriting & Teaching

Do you need a songwriting coach? Or someone to take a special family memory and turn it into a song? I offer the following packages: 

  • One on one songwriting classes
  • Group songwriting classes (all ages) 
  • Custom songwriting for your shared memories

Contact me here to turn on your creativity!

“Ellen did a masterful job of giving me tools, inspiration and incentive begin writing songs. Her support feedback on works in progress was encouraging, constructive and gentle. Her enthusiasm and and genuine interest in helping all that attended her class was very heartwarming and supportive. Can’t wait to take the next course she offers.” – Tracey Henderson, Canmore

“When you come into contact with Ellen you discover that her passion for music is a tangible energy that radiates from her. When you hear her talk about music, this passion is contagious and you come to truly believe, as she does, how very important the presence of music is in our lives. When you hear her perform her songs…you are immediately drawn in. Her vocals and lyrics alike are heartfelt, raw and beautiful and both resonate deeply. If you have a chance to be a part of her music or songwriting workshops, GO. It is an environment of love and acceptance and she has a gift for breaking down the creative process in a way that is clear, motivating and freeing. Ellen’s desire for others to experience music as passionately as she does is unmistakeable.” – Jaime Birch, Canmore

“Ellen is one of those people you feel lucky to spend time with. Her music is emotional, intricate and compelling.You can tell that Ellen’s love of music goes beyond her own songs and that she loves to help others discover their creative talents. I have personally had the opportunity to have Ellen critique my songs and I can say that her methods offer tools that she has acquired from a variety of influences and inspires you to continue to write. Her ability to provide positive interactions, give constructive takeaways and foster creativity in her groups; lets you be successful, feel pleasantly surprised with yourself and energised. I would highly recommend her music and her songwriting workshops.” – Pamela Short