In parallel with a student's development as a modern composer, arranger, and orchestrator, this course will develop his/her skills in emulating a live orchestra through effective use of softwa
This course is a study of multitrack mixdown in a digital audio workstation environment, specifically for the needs of modern film and television scoring in a project studio.
Study of specific techniques of post-Romantic composition commonly found in film underscores.
This class will compose and produce a complete score for a feature length film of the silent era.
Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in an environment related to the film scoring major.
The technical and aesthetic aspects of composing and recording music for picture using various synchronization methods: to a click provided by a MIDI sequencer and to a studio clock or stopwatch.
Throughout the history of film, a handful of composers have had an extraordinary and formative impact on the art of film scoring.
The use of MIDI/audio sequencing in scoring to picture, in conjunction with sample playback and synthesis software.
This course features applied approaches to scoring for video games and builds upon the foundations learned in FS-271.
A technical course designed to give composers practical experience in the area of music editing for a scored film and temp-tracked film project.
This course is intended to give non-film scoring majors an overview of the mechanics of synchronization and the psychological implications of applying music to film.
This course will address the prevalent and recurrent need in films to emulate a wide variety of stylistic scoring approaches appropriate to the period setting and/or specific ethnic locale of a scr
In this course, students will examine and explore the challenges posed to a composer in addressing certain classic moments that occur as standard fare in dramatic and comedic films.
This course will provide opportunities for scoring scenes with a wide range of dramatic and technical requirements.
Investigation of the aesthetic relationship between film and music. Discussion of the many functions of film music with analysis of its most effective application to dramatic situations.
An examination of advanced film scoring functions available in various software applications. Mac applications include Digital Performer, Logic Pro, Kontakt, and Reason.
A survey of music in feature-length films from the silent period to the present day. An overview of stylistic scoring approaches that represent the most significant developments in the field.
This course focuses on the new musical and technological techniques and aesthetics of contemporary film composing.
This course combines analysis and composition techniques in order to provide students with the basic musical skills necessary for composing music for film.
This course continues to build on the foundations learned in FS-371.