Keith Ayling is an award winning songwriter, performer and arts entrepreneur who has released 14 albums and appeared on BBC, iTV, Five and MTV. A leading speaker on songwriting and workshop facilitator, he is Senior Lecturer in Songwriting at Leeds College of Music and also works for the National Association of Music Teaching Professionals – the MMA.

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Mister Keith

SONG CLUB is a live music night & video podcast hosted by Keith Ayling


Join Keith Ayling at Benslow Music in June 2017 & June 2018 and learn how to write


Keith Ayling is editor of the award nominated Ensemble magazine on Music Education

Recently working with:

Prince’s Teaching
Ripley St Thomas
Benslow Music
NRTF Rural Touring
Music Education Expo
Peterborough School


Keith spoke at the National Music Education Expo at London’s Barbican to a capacity audience.  and regularly attends to network on music business and education. He has also spoken on songwriting at the MMA Music Education Conference (National Association of Music Teachers). He has written articles for Music Teacher Magazine and Ensemble Magazine – including a three-part piece on ‘Songwriting in School’. He is currently the lead songwriting facilitator for CLIC Sargent music residentials working with Simon Rix (Kaiser Chiefs), Will Lang & Sam Brookes. If you would like to book Keith to speak at a Conference, Presentation or Festival, please email


10nov9:30 am- 4:00 pmMusic Administration INSET (Host)Hosting the annual music administration INSET for the MMA (Music Teaching Professionals). 

17nov7:30 pm- 10:00 pmMister Keith Tour: Skegness (Lincs)THE PARLOUR TOUR WITH MISTER KEITH

23nov5:00 pm- 11:00 pmSt John's Cambridge University: Songwriting WorkshopPresenting my songwriting method to students of St John's Cambridge together with an open mic night.

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