Songwriting Consulting Services

Teaching . Lecturing . Mentoring . Coaching

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To Schedule a Session or Workshop, please contact Shauna Jamison (615.513.2404 or Email)

Tom Kimmel is a sought after teacher of songwriting and creative living who has led workshops around the US and in Europe. In writing retreats, classes and one-on-one coaching, Tom’s lessons make a difference in students’ work and in their lives.

“…best songwriting workshop I’ve ever attended, and believe me, I’ve been to them all.”
—Reggie Barrett ⁄ Denver CO

“I’ve worked beside Tom teaching singer-songwriters. He is a TERRIFIC teacher who helps songwriters achieve results that come from their own hearts and minds. As a mentor he is the best!”
—Nancy Bos, Studio Bos ⁄ Seattle WA

Tom Kimmel Offers a Variety of Services, Including:

  • Instruction: lectures & classroom presentation
  • Songwriting theory & practice
  • Song evaluations & critiques
  • One-on-one teaching & coaching sessions
  • Education: the business of writing, publishing & recording
  • Songwriting & performance.

“Your seminar had a huge impact on me, and it has assisted my songwriting in ways I never thought possible.”
—Carolyn Webb ⁄ Dublin Ireland

His Presentations Include:

Woodsong Fest class, Orcas Island, WA 2002

  • Essential Songwriting: Spirit, Form and Flow
  • Writing Through The Dry Season
  • The Art of Collaboration
  • Writing for Film & Television
  • Creative Writing ⁄ Creative Living

“Your models are great tools for songwriters. I’ve been to a lot of workshops, and I was delighted to hear a fresh take on essential concepts.”
—Jane Godrey ⁄ St. Louis MO

Tom Kimmel’s songs have been featured on albums by many artists,
including:

  • Johnny Cash & Waylon Jennings
  • Randy Travis
  • Joe Cocker
  • Dianne Reeves
  • Tracy Byrd
  • Kathy Mattea
  • Nanci Griffith
  • Shawn Colvin
  • The Spinners
  • The Stray Cats
  • Maura O’Connell
  • Linda Ronstadt
  • The Trio (Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton & Emmylou Harris)
  • The Oak Ridge Boys
  • John Farnham
  • Art Garfunkel

…and in motion pictures and television shows, including:

  • Runaway Bride
  • The Captain Kangaroo Show
  • All My Children
  • Dawson’s Creek
  • Twins
  • Princess in Love
  • Miami Vice
  • She Devil
  • Touched by an Angel
  • Party of Five
  • Disorderlies
  • Serendipity
  • As the World Turns
  • Under the Lighthouse Dancing
  • Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man
  • Navy Seals
  • Cruel Intentions

“…his songs have enough personality to fill the concert hall single-handed.”
—The Herald ⁄ Glasgow Scotland

Songwriting Workshops

Sound Connections (Kansas City MO)
Cedar Run Song Workshops (VA)
Swannanoa Gathering (NC)
REO (British Columbia)
SAW (Washington DC)
Vanderbilt University
Kulturama (Sweden)
SummerSongs (NY)
KODA (Denmark)
DAF (Denmark)
IMRO (Ireland)

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE ⁄ VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
Music & Religion in the South Group ⁄ 2008