Sophie Daniels is Head of Songwriting at ICMP where she founded the songwriting provision in 2004.
Her early career was in songwriting, performing, teaching and the record industry, holding marketing roles at the major labels; Sony UK and S Records where she worked directly for Simon Cowell.
More recently at ICMP, she launched the MA in Songwriting and her primary teaching interests are in Creative Process and the broad, non-commercial and research applications for Songwriting Practice. Sophie travels to Nashville regularly and co-writes with singer/songwriters in the areas of Folk, Pop and Americana. Her new project is 'Liberty's Mother' which is a not for profit EP release due in October with the charity ' Tommys'.
Sophie holds professional memberships with PRS, ASCAP, BASCA, and the Nashville Songwriters Association International. Her songwriting graduates range from Daughter and Denai Moore to Rise To Remain.
Sophie the Programme Leader for ICMP's innovative MA Songwriting course.