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  • First WEDNESDAYS: Live at M.B.’s Studio

    Mar 16, 17 • 121 Views • Blog, Homepage Slider

    Studio virtuoso percussionist – drummer M.B. Gordy, will present an intimate show and tell demonstration of his large ethnic and rare percussion instrument arsenal that has been featured in countless motion pictures, television shows and...

  • Engineer’s Round Table

    Mar 13, 17 • 91 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    There was something for everybody at ASMAC’s First WEDNESDAYS Engineer Round Table with Al Schmitt, Joel Iwataki and Tommy Vicari, elegantly hosted by Gayle Levant. The event took place on March 1, 2017 at Musician’s Local 47 in Hollywood. 3 hours passed...

  • Recommended Reading

    Mar 13, 17 • 570 Views • Blog, In the News

    ASMAC encourages you to check out the blog written by London arranger Jack Campey, called “My top 5 past Orchestrators.” Here’s the link to our past president Irwin Kostal: ...

  • Steve and Julie Bernstein Master Class

    Mar 8, 17 • 110 Views • Blog, Master Class Highlights

    Steve and Julie Bernstein presented a fantastic animation music master class that was very informative and entertaining. The halls of the Valley College were filled with some of the best animation music ever composed as Steve and Julie played video clips of...

  • Podcast: Ray Parker Jr., JULY 2014

    Mar 6, 17 • 86 Views • Blog, Podcasts - Luncheon

    This luncheon podcast features Ray Parker Jr. While he is perhaps best known for the No. 1 smash hit “Ghostbusters,” Ray has enjoyed quite a versatile career, not only as a much sought-after guitarist, but with a number of other hits to his credit, as a...

  • ASMAC presents a special luncheon with Monica Mancini & Gregg Field

    Mar 4, 17 • 134 Views • Blog, Homepage Slider

    Join us for a unique opportunity to hear from a dynamic duo – career paths and highlights, a few stories along the way, and music!   Recording artist and double-Grammy nominated vocalist Monica Mancini and Producer, Musician, educator, 7 time...

  • Video: First WEDNESDAYS with Dynamic Music Partners

    Feb 25, 17 • 120 Views • Blog, Videos For Members Only

    As you will see in the two videos below, the Dynamic Music Partners easily lived up to their name, and put on a very dynamic presentation for ASMAC’s Feb 1, 2017 First WEDNESDAYS event. Three hours quickly passed without a yawn as the audience was fully...

  • 2017 Bill Conti Competition

    2017 Bill Conti Big Band Arranging & Composing Competition

    Feb 22, 17 • 382 Views • Blog, In the News

    ASMAC is excited to announce the Bill Conti Big Band Arranging & Composing Competition! ASMAC is now accepting entries for the 2017 Big Band Arranging & Composing Competition sponsored by the renowned Oscar and Emmy award winning...

  • First WEDNESDAYS presents Joel Iwataki, Al Schmitt, and Tommy Vicari

    Feb 9, 17 • 597 Views • Blog

    ASMAC is excited to present THREE world famous recording and mix engineers! Joel Iwataki, Al Schmitt, and Tommy Vicari will discuss their insight on working with arrangers, composers and orchestrators!  [DOWNLOAD FLYER] Wednesday, March 1, 2017 @ 7:30pm...

  • Dynamic Music Partners

    Feb 4, 17 • 205 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    The Dynamic Music Partners easily lived up to their name with a very dynamic presentation for ASMAC’s Feb 1, 2017 First WEDNESDAYS event. Three hours quickly passed without a yawn as the audience was fully engaged and enthusiastic about the subject matter....