Introduces students to the joy of composing their own music in this first workbook in a new series. Contains seven lesson units (rhythm, melody, harmony, repetition, form, modern music, and review), each divided into four parts: Tool of the Trade (elements of composition), Let's Explore (fun activity to use the tool), Improvise! (experimentation), and Compose Your Own (inspiring start-offs). Enjoy watching the creative spark ignite, as your students exclaim 'this is music by me!'.