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.

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


Writing an Action-Adventure Sequence in 7/8

Level: intermediate

How to start an action-adventure sequence in 7/8 measure using the ProjectSAM Symphobia Series.

The tutorial covers in-depth editing and tweaking of the MIDI recordings and shows you a number of musical decisions that were made during the creation of the track.

Using Symphobia 1, Symphobia 2, Symphobia 3: Lumina


Writing an Epic Fantasy Track

Level: intermediate

How to write an epic, orchestral fantasy track using the ProjectSAM Symphobia Series. The tutorial covers in-depth editing and tweaking of the MIDI recordings and shows you a number of musical decisions that were made during the creation of the track.

In this video, the emphasis is on Symphobia 3: Lumina.

Using Symphobia 1, Symphobia 2, Symphobia 3: Lumina


Starting a Mellow Pop Song

This video shows you how to start a mellow pop song using ProjectSAM Swing! and Orchestral Essentials 2.

Orchestral Essentials 2 is used for the grand piano. Swing! is used for all other instruments.

The tutorial covers in-depth editing and tweaking of the MIDI recordings and shows you a number of musical decisions that were made during the creation of the track.

Using Swing!, Orchestral Essentials 2


Creating an Epic Arch Villain Theme

This video shows you how to create an epic, evil arch villain theme and score using both ProjectSAM Orchestral Essentials 1 & 2. The video uses sounds from both volumes and takes you through the composition and production process track by track.

Using Orchestral Essentials 1, Orchestral Essentials 2


Creating a Hymn-Style Score with a Military Feel

This video shows you how to create a typical hymn-style track with a subtle military feel using both ProjectSAM Orchestral Essentials 1 & 2. The video uses sounds from both volumes and takes you through the composition and production process track by track.

Using Orchestral Essentials 1, Orchestral Essentials 2


Creating a Small Drama Score

This video shows you how to create a subtle drama score using ProjectSAM Orchestral Essentials 1. The video takes you through the composition and production process track by track.

Using Orchestral Essentials 1


Creating a Horror Score

This video shows you how to create a typical horror score using ProjectSAM Orchestral Essentials 1. The video takes you through the composition and production process track by track.

Using Orchestral Essentials 1


Creating a Romantic Comedy Track

This video shows you how to create a typical romantic comedy-style track using both ProjectSAM Orchestral Essentials 1 & 2. The video uses sounds from both volumes and takes you through the composition and production process track by track.

Using Orchestral Essentials 1, Orchestral Essentials 2


Creating a Suspenseful Track

This video shows you how to create a suspenseful cinematic track using only instruments from ProjectSAM’s Orchestral Essentials 2 sample library.

Using Orchestral Essentials 2


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