Soleil Dakota is an accomplished professional songwriter with a strong background in R&B and pop music. Soleil’s extensive songwriting background includes songs co-written for Diana Ross, Al Jarreau, Ray Charles, Tevin Campbell, Shanice, and others. One of these songs “Only Love Can Conquer All”, Diana Ross performed for Nelson Mandela in South Africa, and also on the Oprah show. On the Oprah show, she described this song as “the essence of my spirit.” Soleil wrote a number of songs with Grammy and Emmy award-winning producer, drummer, songwriter extraordinaire Narada Michael Walden.
Accepting beginner and intermediate songwriting students, and beginner piano students. If you play guitar or ukulele, bring your instrument with you. (Playing a musical instrument is not required.) An added possibility for students is to record their original songs.