Master Class Highlights

  • Scott Healey Master Class

    Sep 27, 17 • 161 Views • Blog, Master Class Highlights

    Creative freedom to write from your inner self, freedom from structured time and harmonic boundaries was the general theme of Scott Healey’s ASMAC master class held Saturday September 23rd, 2017 at Evergreen Scoring Stage in Burbank CA. Scott, as seen on TV...

  • Let’s Write a Cue! That’s a Wrap!

    Jul 27, 17 • 237 Views • Blog, Master Class Highlights

    A full house of enthusiastic ‘students’ attended ASMAC’s Saturday Master Class “Let’s Write a Cue!: Traditional Animation.” The presenter was Charles Fernandez — Emmy and Annie nominated composer/orchestrator/conductor and bassoonist who...

  • Steve and Julie Bernstein Master Class

    Mar 8, 17 • 639 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...

  • Kim Richmond’s Nov 12th Master Class

    Dec 1, 16 • 548 Views • Blog, Master Class Highlights

    On Saturday, November 12, ASMAC President Kim Richmond presented an informative Master Class at L.A. Valley College. The hosting and moderating duties were expertly handled by composer Duane Tatro, also a long time board member of ASMAC. The title of the...

  • Dennis McCarthy Master Class

    Aug 25, 16 • 776 Views • Blog, Master Class Highlights

    On August 21, 2016, composer Dennis McCarthy joined ASMAC at Valley College for a remarkable and informative master class. The subject was “From the Road to the Scoring Stage,” and it was not only retrospective of his career, but a nuts-and-bolts...

  • Jorge Calandrelli Master Class

    May 3, 16 • 851 Views • Blog, Master Class Highlights

    On Saturday, April 30, veteran composer, arranger, conductor and producer Jorge Calandrelli was featured at the ASMAC Masterclass. Entitled “From Ballads to Bossa.” It was an interesting and informative day. 50 interested and enthralled audience...

  • Pete Myer’s Master Class

    Feb 7, 16 • 885 Views • Master Class Highlights

    Pete Myers’ Master Class on January 30, 2016,  “Surviving as an Arranger in the Music Business,” was a special one. We listened and discovered some of the innovative techniques he has developed through the years, as he has travelled through...

  • ASMAC Oct18 Woodwind Concert

    Oct. 18th Woodwind Concert

    Oct 21, 15 • 1338 Views • Blog, Master Class Highlights

    The Woodwind Quintet Concert presented by ASMAC at the Fire House Recording Studio in Pasadena on October 18, 2015 was a great success, with at least 65 in attendance. We had a full house in the studio and even more attendees in the control room enjoying the...

  • Master Class on Writing for Woodwind Quintet

    Jun 17, 15 • 1092 Views • Blog, Master Class Highlights

    Some excellent woodwind instrumentalists taught us the do’s and don’ts of writing for woodwinds and woodwind quintet! Moderated and presented by Charles Fernandez. This discussion included instrumentalists: Karin Hoesli, Flute; Lisa...

  • Master Class with Gordon Goodwin

    Apr 14, 15 • 1501 Views • Master Class Highlights

    Gordon Goodwin is a four-time Grammy winner, to go along with his twenty nominations. He is leader of Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band, an internationally known ensemble with a reputation as one of the most exciting large ensembles in jazz. He presented an...