Advanced Orchestration: Applied Techniques for the Studio and Scoring Stage

MUSC X 483.2

This course further explores the unique evocative capabilities of each musical instrument and examines their applications in regard to scoring to picture, considered from both the composer's and orchestrator's perspective.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Remote Instruction
Starting at $1,999.00
As few as 10 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Examine examples of effective orchestration techniques using both classical score study and case studies from film scores
  • Learn how to work with different types of sketches to create a professional quality score
  • Apply techniques by composing two short pieces to be played in class

About this course:

Building on what was learned in Instrumentation and Introduction to Orchestration, this course further explores the unique evocative capabilities of each musical instrument and examines their applications in regard to scoring to picture, considered from both the composer’s and orchestrator’s perspective. Examine examples of effective orchestration techniques using both classical score study and case studies from film scores. You also learn how to work with different types of sketches to create a professional quality score. Apply techniques by composing two short pieces to be played in class: one incorporating instruments from the woodwind, brass, and percussion families and one incorporating instruments from the string family, including harp.
Prerequisites
Knowledge of music notation and theory, experience in music composition, and MUSC X 483.43 Instrumentation and Introduction to Orchestration, or consent of instructor. Basic working knowledge of a music notation program such as Sibelius is highly recommended as students are required to produce and print music scores and instrumental parts for their assignments.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Wednesday 6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Thom Sharp
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Fee:
$1,999.00
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Notes

Two recording sessions to be arranged.

Discounts cannot be applied to a portion of fees for this course.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 15, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Wed Apr 8, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 15, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 22, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Apr 29, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 6, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 13, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 20, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed May 27, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jun 3, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jun 10, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online

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