Forte composer academy
HELPING COMPOSERS develop THEIR SKILLS AND SUCCEED IN THE NEW MUSIC INDUSTRY
Online courses, articles, and free resources designed to help YOU
overcome common problems with practical solutions.
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR
An award-winning film composer and virtual orchestra specialist, Benjamin has a passion for creating expressive and compelling music and teaching others to do the same.
A versatile composer, he has written music for a variety of visual media projects ranging from documentaries to feature films, and is also known for his work with virtual instruments and orchestration, which has led to many opportunities in arranging as well as creating official demos for industry-leading virtual instrument developers.
Benjamin lives in the greater Nashville area with his lovely wife Audri and three sons, Ethan, Elliot, and Philip.
FREE PDF DOWNLOAD!
Having a hard time getting your virtual instruments and performances to sound lifelike? In this 5-page PDF composer Benjamin Botkin offers 21 tips for improving the realism and vitality of your MIDI performances.
LEARN TO CREATE AND PRODUCE MUSIC LIKE THIS!
How to Compose with MIDI & Virtual Instruments
Learn how to set up a composing workstation, control Virtual Instruments like a pro, and create realistic and compelling music on your computer.
Film Scoring for Beginners
An In-depth course that covers the basics of the art, craft, philosophy, business, relationships, process, practice, and problem-solving of film scoring.
Written Resources for Composers
Benjamin Botkin © 2019