Introduction
  • Introduction & Welcome
  • My Background
  • Let's talk frankly about music composition
What You Need To Know
  • Music Theory
  • Music Notation
  • Music Software and Technology
  • An Example of Music Technology
  • Music History
Misconceptions
  • "I Can't Hear Music in My Head"
  • "I Can't Write Down What I Hear"
  • "What if I Run Out of Ideas?"
  • Writers Block
What Comes First?
  • Some Excerpts from My Other Classes
  • What Comes First?
  • F Sharp!
  • Program Music and Metaphore
  • Download: Symphony Fantastique
  • Character Sketches
  • Free Writing
  • Canon
  • Good Composers Borrow...
Form
  • What is Form?
  • Different Forms
  • Start With a Plan
  • Graphic Representations of Form
The Business of Composing
  • General Thoughts
  • Getting Gigs
  • Building a Portfolio
  • Find Film Makers
  • Don't Be Afraid of Free
  • More You Can Do
Wrap Up
  • What's Next?
  • We've Only Scratched The Surface!
  • Bonus Lecture: Discount Offers & Mailing List