On May 6th we’ll continue our exploration of harmonic rhythm, focusing on how jazz players and composers use chord movement. This topic comprises much more than cool chord substitution and complicated altered harmony. Harmonic rhythm defines phrases, form, and pacing, and your heightened awareness of the flow of harmony will direct and focus the emotional content[...]
We’ve teamed up with the New York Film Academy (Los Angeles) to host Meet a Composer Night! Composers will get the chance to meet burgeoning filmmakers during this “speed networking” event. Space is limited! First come first serve. Please send your name and contact info to firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP!
The Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival features short films with original scores performed live-to-picture. The 2017 festival is presented in collaboration with Helix Collective, the Academy of Scoring Arts, and the New York Film Academy. The best short films will be selected by nomination of our festival partners and our independent judging panel. Selected film composers will[...]
We’re continuing our study of Holst’s The Planets with the second movement: Venus, the Bringer of Peace. Last week we had a fantastic session on the first movement: Mars. A big thank you to everyone who joined us and contributed to the study! Venus offers a contrasting mood, with warm, delicate colors and poignant motifs. We’ll[...]
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