If you can hum, whistle or sing, and have access to a rudimentary vocabulary, then you can write a song. An ability to play an instrument is not required.
Many great multimillion selling songwriters have had limited or no ability to play a musical instrument. You don’t necessarily need all of your senses, just your imagination. Beethoven was deaf and Stevie Wonder blind, yet both have created some of the greatest music ever written.
Beyond our innate abilities we can reach further with a little guidance and practice.
Conducting songwriting workshops extensively from Copenhagen to Los Angeles, the Berklee School in Boston, the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto and every major center in Canada, has resulted in this compilation of the John Capek method.