2 hours



About this course

Not sure how to start writing a decent melody?  Do you begin composing a tune but find that it lacks shape or direction?  Then this course is for you.  I’ll show you how to easily create a good melody – and then how to make it great – with techniques I’ve used with pupils in the classroom.

Who is this course for?

GCSE students (or equivalent qualification: 14-16 year olds)

Course Summary

  • Discover what makes a great melody
  • Explore how to create a satisfying melodic shape
  • Make your melody memorable
  • Use stepwise and triadic movement effectively
  • Tips on how to add more interest to your melody
  • Learn how to establish the key of your melody
  • Take it to the next level by using chromatic notes and different melodic intervals

Access all courses for a single price with an I Can Compose Access Plan. Find out more…