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

"Present Schock" Gary Lynn Floyd's new album!


Pre-order Gary Lynn Floyd's "Present Schock - the Songs of Harriet Schock"

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I'm over the moon that Gary Lynn Floyd has recorded an entire album of my songs. He has recorded nine previous albums of his own songs, was nominated for 3 OUTmusic awards, tours regularly and has an enthusiastic fan base. I'm doubly honored that this album is all my songs. You can see the list of songs, listen to them and pre-order the download by clicking HERE. It's coming out June 5. If you prefer the actual CD, email me.

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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.

Then we had a successful PHASE 2 round of funding which was used for shooting interviews with 24 key figures in Harriet’s life and career.

Now it’s time for PHASE 3 which will fund the Post Production of the film.

Read the update below then click/tap to visit the Phase 3 indiegogo page with a special NEW video trailer…

Big news on the documentary!

Big News on the Documentary, "Hollywood Town - the Harriet Schock Story"

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As most of you know, Tom Solari is in the process of making a film about my life, music and career.

There have been two successful Indiegogo fundraising campaigns so far, raising enough capital to complete all of the major Pre-production and Production work.

Now it's time to start Post-production/Editing and Tom has just launched the PHASE 3 campaign. Here is the link: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/hollywood-town-the-harriet-schock-story-phase-3/x/17553041#/

If you have an interest in the success of this project, what Tom is asking you to do is to go there as soon as possible and help kick this off. A healthy number of backers and a good dollar amount showing, in the early days of the campaign, inspires confidence. Every bit helps.

You can go here and select the perk that is right for you.

Besides our thanks and the valuable perk, this will put you on the PHASE 3 "Early Backer Hero" list, which will be posted on social media, and it will appear in the credits of the movie.


While you're there you will find a link to a "NEW PREVIEW VIDEO." It starts with a bit of pop music history, showing short clips from three music industry associates of mine from the early 70s at Screen Gems and 20th Century Records.

Then I perform, what Tom calls "AN EXTRAORDINARY NEW SONG" that came about as a direct result of our Indiegogo fundraising campaigns. It's called "BECAUSE YOU LIVED."

Be sure to watch it to the end. I think you will be moved by the story and pictures Tom has added to the video of the song. It's an example of the effects that are already being created by these campaigns.

When you've seen the "NEW PREVIEW VIDEO," we'd love to hear what you think of it. Here is the link, again, to the new campaign: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/hollywood-town-the-harriet-schock-story-phase-3/x/17553041#/

Let me know if you have any questions.

And please know I am grateful for everything you've already done and anything at all you are comfortable with doing, to help us finish this!


P.S.: Indiegogo has added a "Tip" feature on perks, which we can't remove. It goes to unspecified "causes" selected by Indiegogo. When you click "GET A PERK" and notice the tip, if you use the down caret, it gives you an "Other Amount" option. You can type in $0, if you prefer.

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