Keith Ayling

Senior Lecturer: Songwriting


Job title: Senior Lecturer: Songwriting

Courses taught:  BA (Hons) Music (Songwriting), BA (Hons) Music (Popular)

Specialisms: Songwriting, Performance, Artist Representation

Keith is a published songwriter who has written and released fourteen albums over a 30 year career. He has a Masters (MMus) degree in songwriting and has performed on BBC, ITV, Five and MTV as well as having his songs radio playlisted and product distributed to Australia, South Africa, Canada and USA. Following the 9/11 tragedy, his song 'Heaven Help' was playlisted on New York radio for over six months. In 2002 he founded a music education charity that funded songwriting workshops in Eastern Europe, Switzerland, India and the UK. Recently, he has written on songwriting for BBC Music, Ensemble Magazine and spoken at Cambridge University and the Music Education Expo.

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