Scoring Tutorials

Watch our Scoring Tutorials and see how we use ProjectSAM libraries in specific genres and styles. For a selection of tutorials, you can also download the original project files, so that you can load them up in your own DAW.

Creating an Adventurous Track using Pandora Core & Orchestral Essentials

Watch us create an energetic, adventurous orchestral track using:

Symphobia 4: Pandora Core
Orchestral Essentials 1
Orchestral Essentials 2
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Using Orchestral Essentials 1, Orchestral Essentials 2


Creating Sci-Fi Trailer Music with The Free Orchestra

Watch us re-create the trailer music for the 2020 re-release of The Free Orchestra, now compatible with the free NI Kontakt Player, using only – you guessed it – instruments from The Free Orchestra!

Explore all the details by downloading the original Cubase project or General MIDI file on this page.

Using The Free Orchestra


Using S4Pandora to add power & finesse

Watch us use the latest volume in the Symphobia Series, S4Pandora, to add power & finesse to an existing, eerie orchestral arrangement created with a variety of our other libraries.

Using True Strike 1, Concert Harp


Creating a Sense of Discovery using Orchestral Essentials

Watch us create an orchestral track that evokes a sense of discovery and wonder using Orchestral Essentials 1, Orchestral Essentials 2 and The Free Orchestra.

Using Orchestral Essentials 1, Orchestral Essentials 2


Creating an Animation Style Bigband Score

How to create an animation-style bigband film score using ProjectSAM’s Swing! and Swing More! sample libraries for Native Instruments Kontakt. Sequenced in Cubase.

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Using Swing More!, Swing!


Using Cinematic Effects in a Wild Chase Sequence

Level: intermediate

How to use our cinematic, orchestral effects in a typical wild chase sequence track using various of our orchestral libraries, including sounds from The Free Orchestra series.

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Using Orchestral Essentials 1, Orchestral Brass Classic, True Strike 1


Creating a Family Adventure Score

Level: intermediate

How to create a typical family adventure score using ProjectSAM’s Symphobia, Orchestral Essentials and True Strike libraries in Cubase.

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Using Symphobia 1, Symphobia 2, Symphobia 3: Lumina, Orchestral Essentials 1, Orchestral Essentials 2, True Strike 1


Creating a Late Night Show Theme

Level: advanced

Watch us create a fully sequenced late night show theme with both big band and orchestral elements track-by-track using ProjectSAM’s Swing!, Swing More!, Symphobia 1, Symphobia 2, True Strike 1 and Orchestral Brass Classic libraries. (more…)

Using Swing More!, Swing!, Symphobia 1, Symphobia 2, True Strike 1, Orchestral Brass Classic


Creating a Rhythmic Trailer Cue

Level: intermediate

Watch us create a rhythm-driven trailer cue with symphonic and crossover elements track-by-track in about 8 minutes using ProjectSAM’s Orchestral Essentials 1, Orchestral Essentials 2, Swing! and Swing More! sample libraries. (more…)

Using Orchestral Essentials 1, Orchestral Essentials 2, Swing!, Swing More!


Writing a Secret Agent Theme

Level: intermediate

Combining the Swing Series and Symphobia Series: How to get that secret agent animated sound? Which instruments should you pick for this typical style? Featuring 11 tracks of Swing more! and 8 tracks of Symphobia 1.

DAW used is Logic Pro X.

Using Swing More!, Symphobia 1


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