David Hicken ~ Pianist & Composer

Secrets To Better Composing & Improvising


If you have ever had an urge to write music, then this book is for you.

 Written for beginners as well as accomplished musicians, it contains everything you need to get started.

 Learn how to set yourself up as a composer and create the perfect working environment.


Understand the difference between making a commitment to being a composer as opposed to simply dabbling with music creation.

 Learn why the study of music harmony, counterpoint and orchestration is essential for all composers.

 Master the use of contrasting elements in your compositions to help make sure that your music always holds an audience's interest.


Learn to write better melodies as well as how to harmonize them properly.

 Learn about the differences between improvisation and composition, and why an improvisation should never be considered a finished work.

 Learn how to develop your ideas using the same techniques that were used for centuries by the great composers.


Learn why anyone can compose if they are shown a way, and that it is not an art reserved exclusively for people who hear music in their head.

  Read all about the importance of form and structure in a composition, and why meandering music is often the first to fail.

 Learn all about intervals, chords, harmonic progression and voice leading.


Includes exercises to help you master the most important chords and chord progressions. 

Learn why it is better to use music notation software instead of a sequencer.


Master the importance of proper meter, balanced timbre and appropriate tempo.

 Learn how to identify when a melody is too long or too short and how to change it appropriately. 


Master the importance of Modulation, Movement and Tonality.


If you have always wanted to compose, you should wait no longer!


"Secrets To Better Composing & Improvising" will help anyone of any ability begin writing music with ease.

 As always, I believe so fervently that this book will help you to get on track and write music, that I offer a full, money-back guarantee if you are not satisfied.

Download a free sample here!