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Gary Barlow

Learn what it takes to write a hit, from one of Britain's greatest songwriters.

Course Overview

Pull up a piano stool and learn the art of songwriting with Gary.


29 lessons
3.5 hrs video content
Course Notes

This complete course taught by Gary Barlow, writer of 14 number one songs, is designed to take you from the tune in your head to becoming a successful songwriter.

  • One off course purchase, no ongoing commitment
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Gary Barlow, OBE is one of Britain’s greatest songwriters. He’s written 14 number one singles, had 24 top-ten hits and won six Ivor Novello songwriting awards. He has also sold more than 50 million records. Mesmerised by a Top of The Pops performance by Depeche Mode, he was first inspired to learn the keyboards when he was 10 years old and he has been writing and performing his own songs ever since. His dedication to his craft has taken him from working men’s clubs in Wales, playing for less than twenty pounds a night, to selling out Wembley Stadium over consecutive days and playing to many thousands of fans.

This level of achievement you feel when performing, you're going to go to a whole different place.

You’ve got the inspiration, now put it in to practice. Downloadable and printable PDF course notes, including summaries, further inspiration and more content and insight from Gary himself.

Course Notes

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    Songwriting Course Material

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