1 - HS Songwriter
Multi-Platinum Songwriter
2 - HS Recording Artist

[Rosebud] surely ranks as one of the most important, impressive albums of the decade.
— Charles Donovan, allmusic.com

3 - HS Performer

Harriet knows how to take an audience and make them friends.
— JD Hinton

4 - HS Teacher

Harriet Schock is, in my opinion, one of the few who have earned the right to be called a “songwriting teacher.”
— David Pomeranz

Harriet Schock is, in my opinion, one of the few who have earned the right to be called a “songwriting teacher.”
— David Pomeranz, Multi-Platinum Songwriter/Artist

5 - HS Author

She writes with courage and grace and honesty. And, lucky for us, she wrote this book.
— Arthur Hamilton

She writes with courage and grace and honesty. And, lucky for us, she wrote this book.
— Arthur Hamilton, composer/lyricist

6 - HS Actress

Harriet Schock breaks you up. You laugh, you cry, but most of all, you pay attention to her.
— Tommy Garrett, Highlight Hollywood

7 - HS Host

Harriet, you do put together the coolest, most eclectic shows... — James Hurley

Harriet, you do put together the coolest, most eclectic shows...
— James Hurley

Harriet, you do put together the coolest, most eclectic shows... — James Hurley

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Harriet Schock’s innovative songwriting classes enable songwriters of all levels to become remarkable in the art and craft of writing songs. Harriet teaches privately in Los Angeles and her Step-by-Step Online Songwriting Course is available to people around the world via private e-mail. Video consultations are also available via Skype.

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From writing songs for film and television, to collaborating with her contemporaries, to working on stage and screen projects, Harriet Schock continues to create with some of the best in the business.

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Up-to-date info on Harriet Schock’s classes, concerts, films, plays, seminars, workshops and other events of interest.

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Raves, Rants, Reviews

“So enjoying your CD. I love the way you write and deliver a song. What a gift. Thank you so much for being in the world to tell us these stories through song.” — Nita Whitaker LaFontaine

“Your music and songwriting have inspired me to become the person I am today.” — Alexzandra, Stockholm, Sweden

“Just wanted to say I enjoyed your CD concert immensely. Your tender, sensitive and spontaneous rendition of all your material was a remarkable example of your rare talents. A real treat for me.” — Dana White

“Lada and I wish to Congratulate you on the Awesome Lyrics for the StarKey Song! We were overcome with JOY hearing you sing the special words you chose. You’re truly Wonderful, Harriet!” — Matthew and Lada

“In Yiddish theatre, which is referenced in the play we do together, audience members were told they could get their money back if they didn’t both laugh and cry at the performance. No one would have asked for their money back after your CD release concert.” — David Proval

“The listener is allowed into deeply personal-universal places and leaves with greater understandings of him/her-self as well as you and the subjects you write about. You really love people, and that's very cool!” — Leslie Welles

“Harriet’s a brilliant comedian who introduces each of her songs with a hilarious, bracingly honest back story that gives the people in the dark a little insight on how great songs are created.” — Julie Davis

“It’s really brilliant how you came up with these [songwriting] steps. Just a great, GREAT, idea.” — Denise Rosier

“Even stronger than my desire to write songs is my gratitude to be able to work on it at this point in my life. You have kept me going and are the best teacher I ever had or will have.” — Marian Weiner

“I learned that my most powerful songs truly do come from my real life experiences and that when I share my feelings, in song, I am able to heal myself.” — Cynthia Land

Matinee Concert and New Daytime Songwriting Workshop


Full band show 2PM Saturday, August 27 at the Coffee Gallery Backstage

cgbs whole band

Here's the info from the Coffee Gallery website:

MATINEE! Give yourself the gift of seeing Grammy-nominated songwriter Harriet Schock and her full band. This a musical feast for your ears and a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon.

Harriet Schock is a songwriter (Grammy-nominated “Ain’t No Way To Treat A Lady”), a recording artist with seven solo albums, a performer, a songwriting consultant, teacher and lecturer as well as an author of the book, Becoming Remarkable for Songwriters and Those Who Love Songs. Her sixth album, “Harriet Schock Live” was recorded at the Coffee Gallery Backstage. Harriet co-wrote all the songs for “The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking” and the theme song for “Jakers!” as well as providing songs for many other films and TV shows, including 4 of Henry Jaglom’s films.

She has a strong base of fans who recently discovered her as a performer, as well as those who have followed her career since the seventies. Her live concert is full of humor, warmth and emotionally impactful songs. Accompanying herself on keyboard, Schock is joined by Joe Lamanno on bass, Andrea Ross-Greene on backup vocals, Jennifer Richardson on cello, Eden Livingood on violin and Kelly DeSarla on flute. In pre-production is a film about Harriet's life and work called "Hollywood Town, the Harriet Schock Story.”

Saturday August 27, 2022 | MATINEE 2:00 PM | $20.00
2027 Lake Ave, Altadena, CA 91001
Reservations: (626) 798-6236
Reservations are strongly suggested. Seating is limited.
Call 626.798.6236 for Reservations Between 10 A - 10 P
Pay by Cash or Check. Sorry … No Credit Cards
No payment necessary when you make telephone reservations. Pay by cash or check at the door at the time of the show.

New 10-week Daytime Songwriting Workshop starting Thursday, August 25

Noon to 3 L.A. time

Thurs class 7-28-22

Writing songs is not only emotionally rewarding, it can also be great fun! Experienced songwriters find that their songs are greatly improved by following my system, and new songwriters are often surprised that their songs come to life by following my patented steps. You will create a song that has the same emotional impact on the listener that the experience had on you. If you’re dying to write a song, if you’ve got something you want to say in music, this is your chance to make that happen! You’ll be amazed at the laser precise, powerful ways your song comes to life, both musically and lyrically. Call me for info or to save a space: 213 840 6732.

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Harriet Schock New Course

Click here for free preview and info on Harriet’s brand new online course, “Getting Emotional Impact into Your Songs”!

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Click/Tap to purchase and download Harriet Schock’s latest songs, “I Am Yours,” written expressly for Harvey Brownstone in July 2022 (though it’s sure to resonate with many folks who have had similar experiences), and Harriet’s newest song, “Because You Lived,” based on interviews with Jim Keaton about Helen Reddy.


The Harriet Schock Story

Thanks to the many great friends and fans of Harriet Schock, in 2020 we successfully raised the initial funds for the film production. This was PHASE 1 and it financed Pre-Production & Beginning Photography.

Production was delayed due to the lockdowns but then, near the end of 2021, we were able to film, with multiple high-quality film cameras, in a beautiful concert venue, Harriet and her band performing a wide selection of Harriet’s songs. This performance material will serve as a visual and musical bedrock that will be used throughout the film.

Read the update below and click/tap the video to see the new trailer with excerpts from the 2021 concert and details about Phase 2 funding.

Harriet Schock - Hollywood Town
The actual Preview this time

Click on the picture of my band and me (below) to watch the Preview of my Documentary

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Preview of Documentary

Because so many people missed it day before yesterday, please click on the picture above to see the short preview Tom Solari, the director has put together with the Phase 1 funds. After you see it, you can then go to Indiegogo to read more about what's happening now! HOLLYWOOD TOWN - The Harriet Schock Story, Phase 2 | Indiegogo

If you're new to this project, start with the video at the top of the Indiegogo page, which explains what it's about. Besides being informed, you'll be entertained.

I appreciate all of you who have jumped in to back it right away. That's very helpful. Any amount is helpful because Indiegogo will help promote us if we raise enough funds the first week! And to thank you for jumping in early, your name will appear on the Phase 2 Early Backer Honor Roll!

Here's another link to the preview if you didn't click on the picture above. SHORT PREVIEW--- a brief taste of what's to come. I'm excited my whole band is in it!

Then go to Indiegogo and decide how big a part you want to play:

Indiegogo link

When you're on the Indiegogo site, click on the picture of the perk and all the info will show up!


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