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UNLOCK THE MAGIC OF COMPOSITION. DIVE INTO A WORLD OF CREATIVITY AND STORYTELLING.

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If you've ever wanted to learn how to compose for the silver screen, The Modern Composer Blueprint is the course for you!

With this course, you’ll learn:

 

  • To develop the music theory¬†skills you need to bring your ideas to life

  • How to write unforgettable melodies and themes

  • The secrets of MIDI programming: Make your music sound like the real thing

  • To score¬†for the¬†silver screen¬†and become a sonic storyteller

  • To develop the skills you need to brand yourself, seek out opportunities and find work

  • How to stay happy, healthy, and successful as a film composer

With 6 modules, over 10 hours of teaching, and 37 specially curated lessons, The Modern Composer Blueprint is everything you need to begin your journey with music composition - created by the same team of musicians who make the tools for tens of thousands of composers.

LEARN

 

All the essentials to start making your name in the industry - with 37 comprehensive video lessons covering everything from the fundamentals of composition, scoring for picture, and business advice to get your creations out into the world.

DEVELOP 

 

Each Module provides an assessment that give you instantaneous feedback on how you're doing, and helps you track your progress through the course. 

SHARE

 

Talk to other like minded individuals, as well as ask questions on topics you may be struggling with - The Modern Composer Blueprint community is here to help you realise your true potential. 


Learn On The Go

Keep learning when at your computer, or on the move, with easy access to The Modern Composer Blueprint in the dedicated mobile app, made for iOS and Android. Your course progress effortlessly syncs between all your devices using your learnwithmaestro.com account, ensuring that you never miss a beat.

 

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MODULE 1 - 1.5 Hours

MUSIC THEORY 101

Just starting out? Don't know your C Major from your E minor? This module is going to guide you, step-by-step through basic music theory.

In this lesson module you'll learn:

  • What you need to begin composing film music
  • All about the basics: notes, pitches, sharps and flats
  • Keys, Key Signatures and how they work
  • Understanding time & rhythm in music
  • How to write your first piece of music

Included:

  • 5 Lessons
  • Worksheets
  • End of Module Assessment

After this module, you'll have learnt enough to
begin composing music!

MODULE 2 - 4 Hours 50 Minutes

HARMONY, MELODY & ORCHESTRATION

Learn how to take your musical ideas to the next level using harmony, develop your melodic writing, and discover the powerful secrets of the orchestra in this module.

In this module you'll learn:

  • The fundamentals of harmony
  • How to apply¬†harmony in your composition¬†
  • Levelling up your harmonies
  • Voice leading & creating satisfying harmonic progression¬†
  • Further¬†principles in harmony¬†
  • How to craft¬†melodies & themes
  • What's in an orchestra?
  • How to orchestrate your music¬†
  • How to put these techniques together and find your own compositional voice¬†

Included:

  • 8¬†Lessons
  • Worksheets
  • End of Module Assessment

After this module, you’ll be able to take your ideas from humble beginnings to full orchestral pieces!

MODULE 3 - 1 Hour 15 Minutes

MIDI PROGRAMMING

So you can write music, but how do you bring it to life with virtual instruments? This module will teach you everything you need to know about about MIDI programming.

In this module you'll learn:

  • The fundamentals of MIDI Programming - Including dynamics, articulations, keyswitching and more!
  • How to use MIDI programming to create realism and emotion in your music¬†
  • How to create MIDI templates to improve and enhance your workflow

Included:

  • 3 Lessons
  • Worksheets
  • End of Module Assessment

After this Module, you’ll be able to fully realise your musical ideas!

Module 4
MODULE 4 - 5 Hours 20 Minutes

SCORING TO PICTURE

Now we can write music and make it sound professional and polished, we will apply your musical skills to story telling. We will score a movie together, and level up your composition skills along the way.

In this module you'll learn:

  • The fundamentals of scoring to picture, how to start, and industry standard conventions in film scoring
  • Spotting our scene and developing a musical approach
  • How to develop effective themes, motifs and musical material for characters, places and plots
  • Sketching and developing two cues - live and step by step
  • How to work¬†efficiently at speed on projects and set yourself up for success when working professionally¬†

Included:

  • 10 Lessons
  • Assignments
  • A completed short film score

Congratulations! You now know how to compose music for the big screen!

MODULE 5 - 3 Hours 20 Minutes

MIXING AND MASTERING

Learn how to make your music sound crisp, clear and punchy using mixing and mastering:

In this module you'll learn:

  • The fundamentals of¬†mixing - We'll explore everything from panning and reverb, to EQ and compression
  • How to use mixing to creatively enhance your sounds, instruments and compositions
  • How to deliver¬†your score to a post production team, ready for a final sound mix
  • The fundamentals of mastering -¬†Creating a polished final sound which translates well on a range of speakers, headphones and devices

Included:

  • 8¬†Lessons
  • Worksheets
  • End of Module Assessment

Nice work! You're ready to begin your journey into the wonderful world of film composing!

MODULE 6 - 1 Hour

LIFE OF
A MODERN COMPOSER

Let's look at what it's like to live and work as a composer. We're going to teach you how to brand yourself, how to network and find work, and how to stay happy and healthy whilst enjoying an awesome career.

SPECIAL GUEST PIETER SCHLOSSER

Composer for Transformers, Destiny, Malverde,

 

In this module you'll learn:

  • How to build an effective showreel to help land jobs
  • How to develop a brand and presence for yourself
  • How to network effectively and seek out opportunities

Included:

  • 3¬†Lessons
  • 50 Page Booklet

Following this module, you'll have a deep and comprehensive toolkit of knowledge and techniques to start your life as a composer on commercial projects!

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Syllabus | The Modern Composer Blueprint

6 Modules | 17 Hours | 37 Lessons

$299

ONE-TIME PAYMENT

A complete one-stop shop course:

  • Module 1 | Music Theory 101
  • Module 2 | Melody, Harmony & Orchestration
  • Module 3 | MIDI Programming Fundamentals
  • Module 4 | Scoring to Picture
  • Module 5 | Mixing & Mastering Fundamentals
  • Module 6 | Life as A Film Composer

Track your progress: Interactive assessments and lesson worksheets created for self-paced learning.

Bonus content: DAW/project templates, MIDI files, and document templates.

Signing up the for the Maestro courses will make you eligible for the EDU pricing with Audio Imperia.

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14-DAY MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE

 
If you aren’t completely satisfied with The Modern Composer Blueprint course, let us know within the first 14-days for a full refund. No questions asked.
Please note that we are unable to provide a refund to any purchases made in conjunction with the Audio Imperia product catalogue.