Kristof Vesely

"I never noticed how much Petra had helped me progress with my music writing capabilities until I look back on my work before I started working with her. It’s amazing how much she has helped me progress. My lyric writing skills and my awareness of my musical boundaries and areas for improvement have been really improved by her coaching. With the knowledge I’ve gained, and still aim to gain, I see how her coaching has really helped me become a better musician."

Krištof Veselý
28 March, 2024

Henny Vas

"Lyrics.. .Setting the scene.. Prosody...Just a few things that Petra Jordan teaches you during her class on writing lyrics... It helped me to see things from a totally new and different angle when producing songs or festival intros… Besides a very clear and effective class... it's So Much Fun.!!"

Henny Vas Producer/Composer/Engineer
August 6, 2018


"Petra is a charismatic teacher who inspires you to start creating good songs. Songs that can capture and express your deeper feelings and emotions. I would recommend her courses to everybody who is into writing songs and creating music!"

Nick Papakostas
December 14, 2018


"I experienced the 3 day course on Essential Songwriting as very useful and inspirational with loads of new inspiration, perspective, exercises and above all tools to work on your songs and songwriting! A definite recommendation!"

Melodictive a.k.a. Melchior Bornhijm
December 14, 2018

"During my study at Abbey Road Institute in Amsterdam, I’ve had the time of my life. Not only I increased my theoretical knowledge, I was participating in many practical workshops as well. One of them has taught me excellent skills when it comes to good songwriting. The workshop ‘Message of the Song’ by Petra Jordan, is one I would like to mention in particular. I’m a producer, not a songwriter, but this workshop gave me plenty of teachings about lyrics to be helpful to my customers during the writing process. If needed, of course.

It literally taught me how to bring out the true message of the song. How you connect various words with each other into one cohesive, clarified story. How your keywords are key when you want to be sure that you say what you have to say. A hands-on workshop with a great interaction between Petra and the students. Actually, you start learning to write proper lyrics immediately, because she pinpoints the most important strategy of lyric writing straight away! Do I recommending it? Oh yes! Message of the Song teaches what it says."

Adam Seller

August 14, 2018

Petra has taught her songwriting workshops at the following locations:
Abbey Road Institute
ARI Road
SAE Institute
United Pop Amsterdam
Max Guitar
Max Guitar Students