Creating Your Own Leadsheets! (with free software),
David Francis,
Wednesday, 7:00-8:30pm

This course will help you learn to make easily readable and transposable leadsheets for musicians to play your music. 

  • Getting the Musescore software installed
  • Musescore basics – tips and tricks, getting around in the software, avoiding or dealing with common issues
  • Jazz leadsheet basics
  • Getting the body of the tune into Musescore
  • Fixing up the chords, melody line and lyrics
  • Fixing up intros and outtros and the arrangement
  • Formatting: text, tempo and dynamic markings, breaks and spaces, repeats and jumps, barlines, key signatures, etc.
  • Contributing your arrangement back to the community

Zoom Video Conferencing free account required for this class. Further instructions upon purchase. 

This is a 10 week course, meeting online once a week for 90 minutes. Instructors will live stream via Zoom Video Conferencing at the scheduled meeting times. We recognize that there will likely be a learning curve with this technology and will do our best to provide technical support throughout this process.