Come to Our Annual Songwriting Camp!
Mercer Island, Washington


About Beth // James

Mikaela and Jordan formed their indie-folk group in 2015 and perform in Texas, and around the country both as a duo and with their band. Their debut EP "All In Life" with all original songs is available now. They taught their first Songwriting Camp together in 2015, and look forward to doing it for many more years.

*Debut EP Named "Standout EP" of 2017 by Austin Statesman*
*International Acoustic Music Awards 2016 Finalists Best Group/Duo*
*Indie International Songwriting Competition Top Honors 2016 Folk Category*


About Mikaela

Mikaela is an award winning singer-songwriter living in Austin, Texas. She has released four studio albums - three of all original material - and is a sought after vocalist. She has sung backgrounds for touring artists like Chrisette Michele and Ben Folds, and is a full time musician.
Mikaela graduated with a B.M. in vocal jazz studies from the University of North Texas and has been teaching privately for about seven years. Growing up in Seattle, she performed with Island Sound for 10 years, and still records music for their shows. Mikaela's lessons can involve any combination of voice (technique, song selection, style), songwriting, music theory, performance and general musicality. "I hand tailor my lessons to the student's individual needs and goals. My number one priority is to make sure my students are always having fun while building confidence and learning important musical (and life) skills."

About Jordan

Jordan is a guitarist, vocalist, and award-winning songwriter living in Austin, Texas. Jordan graduated with a B.M. in jazz guitar from the University of North Texas and is a full time musician.

Jordan has written over 100 songs and has won multiple awards for his songwriting, arranging, and performances. He has toured the US with his own band playing music at theaters, arenas, and festivals (Austin City Limits, SXSW, etc.), and has also toured with Grammy award-winning and platinum recording artists like Avant and Ndambi. His main teaching goals are to teach kids how to understand music, develop critical listening skills, and write catchy choruses. But most of all he wants his students to be creative and have fun!

Register Your Camper

Please fill out the form below (before sending payment) to reserve your spot - or ask us a question!

Parent Testimonials

"My daughter LOVED this camp and thought the two of you were amazing.
She can't wait to do this camp next year!"  - Michele K.
"The creativity all the kids had was amazing. You both had to be awesome and inspiring teachers to be able to encourage the kids to be so creative...please do it again next year!" - Amy H.

"My daughter had a great time in the camp! Thank you SO much for all the effort you put in to make it successful! She particularly enjoyed the lessons she did with you both." - Margie S.

Pay For Camp Here

Please fill out the form with your camper's name and contact information above before sending payment!

Note: camp tuition includes a $100 non-refundable deposit. No refunds after May 15th. If the session is cancelled or the student remains wait-listed, a full refund will be issued.


Camper Comments

What would you change?
"LONGER DAYS! Or TWO weeks! I loved this camp. I want to stay longer!"

"I wouldn't change anything."

What was your favorite part of camp?
"Writing our own songs...I loved this camp so much & can't wait to do it again next year! :)"

"I loved everything! But I really loved doing all the mini activities like rhymes and looking at songs. But there was nothing I didn't like."

"I really liked writing our group songs and also getting to know other girls around our age and hearing all the information from a singer that was doing the same thing when she was younger."

"I loved this camp so much and can't wait to do it again next year! :)"