Music Composition 101: Fundamentals, Principals, and Myths



Welcome to Music Composition 101: Fundamentals, Principals, and Myths. The full information to getting began in music composition.

This is a category designed for the common one who is able to take their music profession (or music curiosity) and develop it into one thing extra. Whether you’re an energetic musician or an aspiring musician, this class is ideal for you.

When most individuals consider a composer, they think about somebody sitting in a dusty attic with a grand piano, large white wig, and the 12 months is 1800. That may need been correct again then, however the fashionable composer is rather like you and me. In truth, I am one. 

In this course I’ll present you methods I use for writing music in a wide range of kinds and conditions. I’ve labored with main American orchestras, movie studios, and online game designers, so I’ve acquired greater than a bit of expertise. I’m additionally a PhD in music composition and a college professor (of music composition). 

Recently I used to be named as a semi-finalist for the Grammy Foundation’s Music Educator of the Year award due to my in-person college lessons. Now I’m taking these lessons to Udemy in a web based format so as to attain extra college students, and give them the enjoyment of Music Theory.

This course begins with widespread misconceptions in regards to the artwork of writing music. I’ll provide the first one proper now: You do not must be a genius. Music Composition is a ability that may be realized, with observe.

Some of the subjects we’ll cowl on this class are: 

  • My background, and take heed to a few of my music

  • What it is advisable know

  • Myths of the composer

  • Tools of the commerce: Software

  • Tools of the commerce: Pencils and tremendous paper

  • How do you begin?

  • The course of

  • Program music and metaphors

  • Character sketches

  • Writing via canon

  • Form

  • Starting with a plan

  • Graphic type representations

  • Film Music and Tension Cues

  • Composing for Films and Games

  • Any a lot, a lot, extra! 

And in fact, when you join this class, all my different lessons are yours at steep reductions! Over half off for all future sections!

The course is a roadmap to launching your profession as a composer!

All the instruments it is advisable put together, arrange, and begin your profession are included on this course and your complete course is predicated on real-life experiences – not simply educational principle.

Please click on the “Take This Course” button so you’ll be able to launch your music profession at this time.

** I assure that this course is probably the most thorough music enterprise course out there ANYWHERE available on the market – or your a refund (30 day a refund assure, as per Udemy coverage) **

Closed captions have been added to all classes on this course.


Praise for Courses by Jason Allen:

⇢  “It seems like every little detail is being covered in an extremely simple fashion. The learning process becomes relaxed and allows the complex concepts to get absorbed easily. My only regret is not taking this course earlier.” – M. Shah

⇢  “Great for everyone without any knowledge so far. I bought all three parts… It’s the best investment in leveling up my skills so far..” – Z. Palce

⇢  “Excellent explanations! No more or less than what is needed.” – A. Tóth

⇢  “VERY COOL. I’ve waiting for years to see a good video course, now I don’t have to wait anymore. Thank You!” – Jeffrey Koury

  “I am learning LOTS! And I really like having the worksheets!” – A. Deichsel

⇢  “The basics explained very clearly – loads of really useful tips!” – J. Pook

⇢  “Jason is really quick and great with questions, always a great resource for an online class!” M. Smith


Who is the audience?
  • Anyone in any nation who is able to begin their skilled music profession by studying every part they should find out about how music composition works and the movie scoring trade.
  • Anyone thinking about studying to write down music for enjoyable, or as a possible new profession