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Modern Composition

Learn everything related to music composition.

Modern Composition

Learn everything related to music composition.


In this course, Manuel shows us everything related to composing music, from the starting point, to how to make your ideas grow, instrument choice, the importance of different elements in a song, different ways to input your composition into a DAW, and how to work with musicians when it's time to showcase your composition.


  • Learn how to get into a compositional flow and how to grow your ideas from small to big.
  • Learn how to give your composition a different "flavor" by using different choices of instruments.
  • Learn how to input sheet music using Finale and how to import it into Logic Pro X.
  • Learn how to organize your composition and how to prepare it for the moment it's given to a session musician for use in both a live and studio setting.

Lesson Plan

  • 1
    Starting your Composition
  • 2
    Different Sounds and Ideas
  • 3
    From Finale to Logic Pro X
  • 4
    Working with Musicians
  • 5
    Modern Composition Final