Score like the Masters: Contemporary Techniques

MUSC X 483.3

Gain an understanding, and learn to emulate, current compositional techniques and their enhanced possibilities of expression. Learn to sound like a contemporary composer, as many professionals are asked to do on assignment.

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Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Study recent film scores and their harmonic, melodic, and textural language
  • Analyze contemporary composers such as John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, and Danny Elfman
  • Compose short pieces applying these techniques on your own DAW MIDI setup

About this course:

Gain an understanding of and learn to emulate current compositional techniques and their enhanced possibilities of expression. Very often composers are asked to compose music "sounding like" that of the major composers today. Study recent film scores and their harmonic, melodic, and textural language of such composers as John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, Alan Silvestri, and Danny Elfman.You have the opportunity to apply these techniques by composing short pieces using your own DAW MIDI setup.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Score like the Masters: Contemporary Techniques.

Access to and proficiency in using a home studio with sequencing software, as samples are required for completion of assignments. The course does not include instruction in any specific software. Participants must already have adequate knowledge and resources to MIDI program short compositions and deliver these electronically.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Richard Tuttobene
371035
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Orchestration: A New Approach by Norman Ludwin D.M.A.
Orchestration: A New Approach - An Anthology for Study - Volume Two - Music from the 20th and 21st Centuries by Norman Ludwin D.M.A.
Orchestration: A New Approach - An Anthology for Study - Volume Three - Film Music Book by Norman Ludwin D.M.A.
Orchestration: A New Approach - Advanced Orchestration by Norman Ludwin D.M.A.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 7, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Tue Jan 14, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Tue Jan 21, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Tue Jan 28, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Tue Feb 4, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Tue Feb 11, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Tue Feb 18, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Tue Feb 25, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Tue Mar 3, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Tue Mar 10, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15
Lecture
Tue Mar 17, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood B15

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