About Seaview Studio

Sophia Stutchbury Singer Songwriter Topliner Recording Studio Folkestone

Supporting Musicians

Seaview Studio was established in 2018 and is operated by music producer Tim Smith and singer songwriter Sophia Stutchbury. The team work with artists, bands and writers to develop their material ready for commercial release and support promotional activities and live events to help further their careers.

Education also plays an integral role at Seaview Studio, with students participating in 1:2:1 lessons on instruments and voice, as well as regular group workshops covering various topics from music production to music business and marketing. Seaview Studio is also a test centre for RSL Awards, where students can gain grading and qualifications in music.

Our mission

To provide a comfortable, safe and creative environment in which artists and music can blossom and flourish.

Our Vision

To support artists across all genres, developing careers and the music scene as a whole in our beloved Folkestone Music Town.

Core Values

The song is the priority.
Music to move and inspire.
Integrity in the Music Business.
Collaboration enriches creativity.


About Our Studio

The recording studio is fully equipped for multi-track recording, complete with vocal isolation booth, a suite of microphones and the latest Virtual Studio Technology. The combination of analogue and digital technology offers tantalising prospects for music production.

Our team have the capability to support artists and track development at whichever stage of the creative process you may be at. Our established, highly skilled music producers, writers and session players know what it takes to bring music to life and are able to deliver.

The Team

Tim Smith (AKA Technical Finger)

Seaview Studio’s in-house music producer, Technical Finger, has over 25 years experience of music production, songwriting and live sound engineering. Working as a club DJ, he has also performed across the country and internationally. Often working behind the scenes to support other artists and DJ/Producers, his work has been featured on BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, Rinse FM, Choice FM and many more.

Commercial releases and remixes include tracks on Grid Recordings, Zombie Records, Reformed, Audio Rehab, Beat Culture and Patrik Remann Music Group, to name but a few.

As a songwriter, he has written with and worked with writers and artists in various genres, collaborating with writers whose credits include Celine Dion, Cher, Rod Stewart, Cliff Richard, Paul Young and a host of other household names. Combining knowledge gained through academic channels, collaboration with major label writers and first-hand industry experience, Technical Finger is well-placed to be able to facilitate artist development.

Working as Front-Of-House sound engineer for live gigs, as well as promoting events and club nights both independently and collaboratively, has given Technical Finger a unique perspective on the entire process of how music is created, developed, released and performed. This knowledge and experience provides the ideal foundation to support artists and writers in making their dreams and aspirations a reality.

Sophia Stutchbury

Sophia Stutchbury is a singer, songwriter, topliner and vocal coach. She is also the lead singer of Sophia Syndicate.

With many years experience in the music industry, she has worked with writers and musicians behind Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davies Junior, Celine Dion, Mike & The Mechanics, Cher, Andrew Lloyd Webber and many more.

Success has seen tracks reaching No 2 & 3 in the Beatport charts, No 8 in the Music Week Charts and No 18 in the Scottish New Music Global Charts.

A distinctive voice and ability to compose lyrics and melodies for almost any genre, Sophia writes for herself as well as other artists and corporate clients.
Commercial releases can be found on all major music platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, Youtube, Deezer and many more.

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Rehearsals can be booked via our online portal or over the phone.


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If you have any questions prior to booking, please don't hesitate to contact us.


If you have any questions prior to booking, please don't hesitate to contact us.