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.

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


Writing a Musical-Style Track

Level: intermediate

We bet you saw this one coming: Writing a Musical-Style Track, the first Scoring Tutorial featuring Swing More! All sounds and instruments in this video are from Swing More!

DAW used is Logic Pro X.

Using Swing More!


Writing a Dark Animation Score

Level: beginner

How to write a dark animation score using ProjectSAM’s Orchestral Essentials 2 library.

Sequencer software used is Logic Pro X.

Using Orchestral Essentials 2


Writing a Summer Blockbuster Cue

Level: intermediate

How to write a summer blockbuster style cue using ProjectSAM’s Orchestral Essentials 1 & 2 sample libraries.

Using Orchestral Essentials 1, Orchestral Essentials 2


Writing an Epic Sci-Fi Opening

Level: intermediate

How to write an epic science fiction opening score using various ProjectSAM sample libraries.

DAW used is Logic Pro X.

Using Symphobia 1, Symphobia 2, Symphobia 3: Lumina, True Strike 1, Concert Harp


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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


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