1 hour



About this course

Have you ever found yourself in a music lesson where your teacher says “Follow this music in the score”, plays the music and you’re lost after the first few bars?

Perhaps you’re not even sure what a ‘score’ is…

In this course we’ll go through effective techniques for following different types of music and explain what the signs and symbols mean on a score.

Please note: this tutorial does not cover reading staff notation.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn how to follow a musical score or improve their confidence in score-reading.

Course Summary

  • What is meant by a ‘score’ in music
  • Why there are different types of score and what they are called
  • What different signs and terms mean on a score
  • How to follow an individual part in the music
  • How to follow several different parts
  • Techniques for following more complex music

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