About Carla Carter


SI was founded in September 2015 by GRAMMY Award Winning Songwriter Carla Carter. Carla, started as a songwriter in the music industry and is currently signed to Sony/ATV. She helmed her skills to become one of the most sought after songwriters in the industry working with heavy hitters like Beyonce', Janet Jackson, Little Mix, Usher, Celine Dion, Nelly, Carly Rae Jepsen, Dawn Richard and many more. Her network is world class, consisting of artists, producers, songwriters, managers, A&R's and more. Her passion now lies in helping the youth to be in the forefront of music and technology.

2015-2016, Carla directed a regional music education program for the Microsoft Store in Century City, California and also teamed up with Crenshaw High School and Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to develop young artists with passion for careers in music. 

2016-2019, Carla had a successful tenure at Icon Collective Music Production School as an Advanced Songwriting Instructor. 

Carla has also instructed monthly workshops at 1500 Sound Academy in Inglewood, CA, since 2018.

carla@songwritersinstitute.com