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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Classroom
Starting at $1,999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Advanced Orchestration: Applied Techniques for the Studio and Scoring Stage.

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 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: Burbank
Instructor: Thom Sharp
366519
Fee:
$1,999.00
42 days left. Enroll by Apr 3, 2019
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Notes

Two recording sessions to be arranged.

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

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 10, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Wed Apr 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
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Wed Apr 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
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Wed Apr 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
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Wed Apr 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
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Wed May 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
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Wed May 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
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Wed May 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
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Wed May 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
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Wed May 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
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Wed Jun 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Lecture
Wed Jun 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union

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