Compose a piece in 1 month: A Beginner’s Guide (Ages 16+)

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DateJune 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Time06:00 pm - 07:30 pm

Location 10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States

Member's Price $140

Non-Member's Price $170



Event details

Join Dr. Daniel Nistico, celebrated musician and teacher, for this five week course as he guides participants through composing a piece of music from scratch. It works through a process called model composition, where you take a piece you love to play and study how it’s structured. You then craft your composition based on your model piece using the following method:

Week 1: Plan – create a detailed plan with form, phrase structure, key changes, etc. mapped out.

Week 2: Melody – learn how to compose melodies quickly and how to structure them.

Week 3: Harmony – add the primary chords as a starting point and learn how to spice up your chord selection

Week 4: Edit and Refine – put the finishing touches into your piece, make it playable for yourself and formattted and Share your composition with the group

If you’ve always dreamed of taking your music to the next level, then this is the class for you!

Must have the ability to play an instrument and rudimentary music reading skills to get the most out of this class.


Daniel Nistico