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Nick

"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

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"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

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

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