How to Compose Music For Beginners
Learning more about how music is made, and what it is made up from will also make you more aware, and appreciate more how your favorite composers created the music you love.
Learning how to compose makes it easier to read notes, and may help you play from sheet music better. So, let’s get started!
An introduction about how to write your own music and how it's something anyone can do. Have a blast! Read more.
In this lesson you will learn how to write a simple melody using a graphic outline, adding pitch, rhythm and finally time signature. It is a great and fun exercise to overcome any writing blocks! Read more.
How do you add chords to a melody? Finding chords to fit a melody is actually easy if you keep it simple. We will look at how to fit in the three basic chords, the Tonic (I), Subdominant (IV) and Dominant (V) to a little tune. Harmonizing a melody is what you need to have the ingredients for a great arrangement. Read more.
Writing a melody and chords in 4 parts is a fun exercise that really makes you feel the power of music composing! This is a lesson for beginners who know nothing or little about 4 part harmony. The lesson will end with you having a small but great sounding composition that you composed! Read more.