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Course Name: Music Composition Techniques 1: Getting Started

Subtitle: Demystifying Music Composition Through Practical Exercises and Techniques for the Modern Composer and Songwriter

Instructor: Taught by Jason Allen, Ph.D / Ableton Certified Trainer

Category: Music

Subcategory: Music Fundamentals

Provided by: Udemy

Price: $25 (before discount)

Free coupon code: See above (no charge for coupon)

Review info & popularity

As of October 3, 2016…

Students: 107 students enrolled

Ratings: 9 reviews

Rank: ranked #17e in Udemy Music Courses

Brief course description

When most people think of a composer, they imagine someone sitting in a dusty attic with a grand piano, big white wig, and the year is 1800. That might have been accurate back then, but the modern composer is just like you and me. In fact, I am one.

In this course I’ll show you techniques I use for writing music in a variety of styles and situations. I’ve worked with major american orchestras, film studios, and video game designers, so I’ve got more than a little experience. I’m also a PhD in music composition and a university professor (of music composition).

Recently I was named as a semi-finalist for the Grammy Foundation’s Music Educator of the Year award because of my in-person university classes. Now I’m taking those classes to Udemy in an online format in order to reach more students, and give them the joy of Music Theory.

(Read more about this course on the official course page.)

Jason Allen bio

J. Anthony Allen has worn the hats of composer, producer, songwriter, engineer, sound designer, DJ, remix artist, multi-media artist, performer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Allen is a versatile creator whose diverse project experience ranges from works written for the Minnesota Orchestra to pieces developed for film, TV, and radio. An innovator in the field of electronic performance, Allen performs on a set of “glove” controllers, which he has designed, built, and programmed by himself. When he’s not working as a solo artist, Allen is a serial collaborator. His primary collaborative vehicle is the group Ballet Mech, for which Allen is one of three producers.

(Learn more about this instructor on the official course page.)

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Final details for this Udemy course

Languages: English

Skill level: Beginner Level

Lectures: 38 lessons

Duration: 4 hours of video

What you get: Write and Compose music using proven techniques and tips

Target audience: Anyone interested in learning to write music for fun, or as a potential new career

Requirements: Before starting this course, students should know the basics of how to read music

Access: Lifetime access

Peace of mind: 30 day money back guarantee

Availability: available online, as well as on iOS and Android

Download options: check course to see if you can download lessons