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
Spring
In-Person
Starting at $1,999.00
As few as 11 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 2022 Schedule

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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
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385505
Fee:
$1,999.00
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Location: Burbank
Notes

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 March 23, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Discussion
Wed Mar 30, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
Discussion
Wed Apr 6, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
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Wed Apr 13, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
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Wed Apr 20, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
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Wed Apr 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
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Wed May 4, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
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Wed May 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
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Wed May 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
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Wed May 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
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Wed Jun 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union
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Wed Jun 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union

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