“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” Vincent van Gogh
Leonard Cohen, Randy Newman, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Frédéric Chopin, Rogers and Hart, Cole Porter.
Songs by Steven Hardy
A Little List
I'm Still Waiting for Christmas
Is It Just Me?
Mad at Me
Level of Experience:
ON MY WAY
Blues | Bluegrass | Classical | Country | Folk and Traditional | Jazz | R&B and Soul | Rock and Pop
By myself | For myself | With others | For others
I prefer to write:
Lyrics | Melody | Chord Patterns | Arrangements
Every Time It's Christmas (Lunch at Allen's, John McDermott)
I'm Still Waiting for Christmas (Maya Rae)
Once Step at a Time (Sonja Gustafson)
A Vélo (Laurraine Sigouin)
A Little List (Mandy Carter)
I Can't Go Wrong (Cassandra Hodgins)
Last Night I Dreamed I Was Home Again (Amanda Rowe)
If I Don't Make It Through This Christmas (Megan Schroder, Quartette)
Miami Animal Police (Animal Planet, U.S.A.)
Not Your Average Travel Guide (the Travel Channel, U.S.A.)
Stepping Stone to Mars (Sagafilm, Iceland)
Recipient of the inaugural SOCAN Advanced Songwriters Workshop Award and first prize winner in the Scarborough Arts Council Songwriters' Competition
I am interested in:
Web Cowriting | Face to face Cowriting | Networking | Pitching Songs to Artists | Pitching Songs To Tv/Film/Etc. | Signing with a Label | Getting a Publishing Deal
Steven Hardy is a songwriter, composer, and lyricist whose songs have been recorded by some of Canada’s favorite artists, including Marc Jordan, Murray McLauchlan, John McDermott, and others.
He has composed music for two national award winning television documentaries ("Slippery" and "Lost April"), and his music has been licensed for television in Canada, the U.S.A., Australia, Ireland, and Iceland.
In September, 2004, his song "If Never" was performed by London, Ontario singer Jessie Ross at the Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece, and was featured in the CBC Television Special "Celebrate!".
He has written and produced recordings for Cassandra Hodgins (a finalist in CBC Television's "Over the Rainbow"), Sonja Gustafson (runner-up in BRAVO's reality television series "Bathroom Divas"), Mandy Carter (CBC "Rock Your Campus" semi-finalist) and others.
He is the recipient of the inaugural SOCAN Advanced Songwriters Workshop Award.
In September, 2016, he was featured by the Songwriters Association of Canada after receiving a rare perfect song assessment for his song “Is It Just Me?”
He holds an Honors Degree in Theory and Composition from the University of Western Ontario.