Make Your First Melody/Jingle - No Music Experience Needed!

Go from zero experience to making your first melody on the piano or on the computer: While learning some of the basics!
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Make their first melody
Have a basic understanding of how melodies are made


  • You must have access to a piano and/or have downloaded a demo/full version of FL Studio.


Learn How To Make Your First Melody - No Experience Required!

Course last updated 10.8.2016. Note: This course uses minimal music theory, and is recommended more for the curious beginner with zero music experience than the somewhat seasoned music producer who is looking to up his melody creation skills.

Learn the basics of making your melody from Colin: A professional music/ghost producer with 4+ years of experience.   With a discography of over 200 dance/hip hop tracks, his productions has received acclaim from the likes of Studio DMI, EDM(dot)com and many more.

In this course, you'll learn the fundamentals, shortcuts and best resources for learning concepts such as:

  • Using the rhythm of human speech as inspiration for your melodies
  • Using the I-IV-V-IV chord progression
  • How to create a melody both on the piano and on your computer
  • Best resources for learning more about melodic composition

......and much more!

So whether you're a music enthusiast wanting to get a deeper appreciation for your favorite compositions, or you're a business person looking to throw together a quick jingle for a presentation, there's something in this course for you.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who is interested in making melodies but has no idea where to start
  • Musicians who've had some experience making melodies but are interested in learning a few extra pointers to bring their melody game up a level.

Course content

3 sections10 lectures34m total length
  • About Me
  • Best Resources for Learning Piano Notes, Chords and Musical Time
  • Quiz on Music Basics
    3 questions
  • Tips for Composing Melodies


EDM Ghost Producer, Instructor of over 20,000+ Students
Colin Warn
  • 4.0 Instructor Rating
  • 2,352 Reviews
  • 29,094 Students
  • 14 Courses

Colin Warn is a dance music ghost producer hailing from Seattle.

Alter ego DJ Veaux, he's been teaching music production on Udemy for over 4 years, with a letter of recommendation from Grammy Award winning music studio Studio DMI for his production chops. He's made about 200+ tracks as of writing this bio from hip hop to dance music.

Private tutoring lessons are available upon request ($60/hr).