MORE THAN 15 YEARS TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Al has been teaching music since 2001 having been trained as a community music workshop leader by Community Music East. He has worked with a broad range of client groups of all ages and abilities and has designed and delivered courses in guitar, songwriting, percussion, music tech, singing, ukulele and general music making. He also regularly teaches one to one sessions in Norwich and is in the process of designing online programs and other content for a wider audience.
AL SOUTHGATE - THE ARTIST
Al has been writing and performing his own songs for many years and is a well respected figure in the Norwich music scene. He has played in a range of venues across the country as a solo singer-songwriter/guitarist and he also producers his own ‘melodic, psychedelic pop' that he releases through his website. He has done session guitar work and has been part of a number of bands. Lately he has been playing synth and singing backing vocals for the band Birds of Hell.
THE IDEA BEHIND SONGHACKS
Al conceived of Songhacks as an umbrella brand to help him combine his passion for songwriting with a desire to share value through education. He is constantly evolving as an artist and is keen to demonstrate how the elevation of self esteem and self efficacy are essential for success in any pursuit. The calling to help individuals realise their full potential lies behind all of the work Al does with Songhacks.