Meet our team

Katie Whitehouse

Katie Whitehouse

Katie has been creating songwriting events and retreats for over 10 years. Her vision is to bring together a worldwide songwriting community with a common aim – to find their own unique songwriter selves and to enjoy writing their best songs.


“…a one-woman whirlwind who brings her skills as a therapist and marketeer to her main passions – music and poetry.” 
Geoff Lakeman, Folk Legend

Reg Meuross

Reg Meuross

Katie and Reg have worked together since 2013 as manager/artist as well as running songwriting retreats together (Reg also offers online songwriting mentoring).

From gigging in folk clubs to playing the Royal Albert Hall and huge festival stages around the world, the breadth and depth of Reg Meuross’s material is unparalleled in contemporary folk.

“Classic, with echoes of early Dylan, Tom Paxton and Leonard Cohen” The Guardian

Louise Goffin

Louise Goffin

Louise Goffin is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and artist in the tradition of her parents, the legendary songwriting and producing team of Carole King and Gerry Goffin, ie transcending genre. Louise is running an online Masterclass in January 2021

 “Majestically melodic, lyrically intriguing and rhythmically alluring” Pop Culture Classics 

 

Dan Whitehouse

Dan Whitehouse

Dan’s classic sounding songs have been described as ‘Black Country Soul’. Signed to Reveal Records he is an experienced workshop facilitator, qualified in the ‘Sounds of Intent’ methodology and working a lot within community music. Dan runs online workshops for Company of Song and also offers 1 to 1 mentoring for songwriters of all levels.

“Deliberately experimental, nothing short of beautiful” RnR magazine

Charlie Dore

Charlie Dore

Charlie Dore has many years of experience as a successful performer, platinum hit songwriter and song-doctor/mentor. Also a seasoned improvisor and co-founder of West End comedy-impro venue The Hurricane Club she’s uniquely placed to combine all these strands to help emerging songwriters develop their skills.

Findlay Napier

Findlay Napier

The first solo act to be nominated for Live Act of the Year at the Scot’s Trad. Music Awards Findlay Napier is one of Scotland’s finest singer songwriters. Described as Micheal Marra meets Elvis Costello, a Caledonian Loudon Wainwright III or a Scottish James Taylor this master storyteller’s songs are full of earthy humour, hopeless love and biting satire.

Julu Irvine & Heg Brignall

Julu Irvine & Heg Brignall

Folk musicians Julu Irvine & Heg Brignall will be running performance workshops (online and in real life) for women and anyone identifying as a woman, exploring how to fine-tune your stage show. Learn how to overcome nerves, gain confidence in your performing, improve your vocal technique and become the performer you always wanted to be. 

Boo Hewerdine

Boo Hewerdine

Acclaimed Ivor Novello Award nominated English singer-songwriter and record producer, as well as a very experienced songwriting facilitator, Boo’s work includes being lead singer and creative force behind The Bible, formed in the 1980s, and reformed in 1994, as well as solo recordings and work for film.