The Craft of Composing is dedicated to demystifying the art of writing music and making it accessible to all. By providing musicians with methods that are easy to understand, coupled with a access to a community of other composers who are on the same journey, we hope that you will be able to unlock your creativity and write music on a whole new level.



Counterpoint Counterpoint is a style of writing that uses multiple independent melodic lines playing at the same time. It might seem that any music that has multiple parts is a type of counterpoint given this definition. However, the emphasis is on lines which are both independent and melodic, not just any lines. What makes a …