Posts Tagged ‘ASMAC’

  • ASMAC Master Class with Christopher Young

    Nov 1, 17 • 302 Views • Blog

    Over his many years as faculty on the USC Screen Scoring program, Christopher Young has broken down genre films into eleven essential dramatic categories, each with musical solutions he will discuss in detail. Chris will also examine the importance of...

  • November 1st, 2017: First WEDNESDAYS presents Fletcher Beasley

    Oct 9, 17 • 509 Views • Blog

    Mockups are a requirement for most music projects these days, so skill in using virtual instruments and samples is a requirement for the contemporary arranger. This seminar explores the expressive use of virtual instruments, integrating disparate sample...

  • Managing Your Own Music Publishing

    Sep 29, 17 • 313 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    ASMAC’s First Wednesdays event titled “Managing Your Own Music Publishing” was presented by a panel of five industry professionals (Gregg Nestor, Jill Ferguson, Abby North, Dave Black, and host Jeannie Poole). The event took place on September 7, 2017...

  • Master Class with Scott Healy

    Sep 11, 17 • 1004 Views • Blog

    What do linear harmony, plastic meter, “off the grid” writing, controlled and notated improvisation, spatial and box notation, layered counterpoint have in common? Scott will have the answer! Join ASMAC for an exciting Master Class with Grammy nominated...

  • Master Class with Charles Fernandez

    Jul 14, 17 • 516 Views • Blog

    On July 22nd, 2017 ASMAC will be presenting a masterclass on writing for animation, present by Emmie and Annie nominated composer Charles Fernandez. LET’S WRITE A CUE! Traditional Animation   11:00 am – 2:00 pm Check-in: 10:30 am Rancho...

  • Music Education in the Caribbean and Latin America: a Comprehensive Guide

    Jul 10, 17 • 276 Views • Blog, In the News, Member News

    Dr. Raymond Torres-Santos’ schedule this summer exemplifies the work of a contemporary musician:  1) Touring and promoting his book, “Music Education in the Caribbean and Latin America: a Comprehensive Guide,“ published by Rowan and...

  • ASMAC’S Bill Conti Big Band Competition Concludes With Winning Performances

    Jul 7, 17 • 354 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    On Wednesday night, July 5th, ASMAC held the readings of the three winning compositions/arrangements from the Bill Conti Big Band Competition. A capacity crowd shared the evening (standing room only) and it was truly inspiring to know that three talented...

  • Embracing Technology with Mike Julian, Marco Monahan, and Alan Gardina

    Jun 13, 17 • 374 Views • Blog, First WEDNESDAYS Highlights

    ASMAC’s June 7, 2017 First WEDNESDAYS event, Embracing Technology featured Mike Julian, Marco Monahan and Alan Gardina. They presented an in depth demonstration of methods to make great demos with the use of notation programs, iReal Pro, Band in the Box and...

  • First WEDNESDAYS: Brian Setzer at the Hollywood Bowl

    May 27, 17 • 454 Views • Blog

    Join your fellow ASMAC members and friends as ASMAC takes a trip to the Hollywood Bowl! Wednesday, August 2, 2017 The Brian Setzer Orchestra – 25th Anniversary Show with J.D. McPherson Starts @ 8:00pm (Feel free to meet up and picnic before then.)...

  • Engineer’s Round Table

    Mar 13, 17 • 498 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...