Skillshare Jacob Collier Music Fundamentals Explore & Create Your Unique Sound TUTORIAL
Learn Music Fundamentals
Explore and create your unique sound with Grammy Award-winning musician Jacob Collier.
Unleash your unique sound through the language of music with Grammy Award-winning musician Jacob Collier!
Ever since Jacob Collier can remember, he’s expressed himself through music. Growing up with a classically trained violinist as a mother, many of Jacob’s musical milestones—from playing his first piano to producing award-winning albums—happened right in his family’s music room. His unique, curiosity-first exploration of music helped transform him into one of the most innovative musicians of his generation. Now with over 2.5 million fans across YouTube, Instagram, and Tiktok, Jacob shares behind-the-scenes glimpses of his music composition with dynamic duets, covers, and original works.
In this exclusive class, Jacob dives deep into all of the different components that make up sound. From how to form a story with melody to coloring it with harmony, Jacob will walk you through every step of creating a sound completely unique to you.
With hands-on lessons, you’ll learn to see the world through the lens of music by:
- Discovering what you like in order to inspire your exploration
- Learning the building blocks of melody and harmony
- Playing with rhythm to create a timeless sound
- Explore the process of writing song lyrics to express yourself
Plus, Jacob creates an exclusive new sound that you can download, build on to, and make your own!
Part invitation and part hands-on practice, Jacob’s approach will change your understanding of the music you make and the songs you love. By the end, you’ll understand how to tell your story using melody, rhythm, and harmony, and unlock all the tools you need to take the next step on your journey toward true creative expression.
This class is designed for musicians who already have a general understanding of music theory. Jacob will cover the fundamental building blocks of music in a new light, designed to take your practice to the next level. That said, complete beginners can also draw inspiration from his approach to composition. While Jacob’s playing the piano, you can follow along using your instrument of choice.