In association with
Film & T.V. Scoring Sessions
(Master Class)

Venue: Pulse Recording Studios
Fee: EUR700
Dates: 15 February – 12 April, 2004
14 -3 hour sessions and classes
Participant profile:
Composers from classical, rock and commercial music backgrounds who aspire to become composers of film and television music.
Tutor Profile:
Don Brandon Ray, former Music Supervisor and Composer at CBS T.V. (U.S.A.) and creator of the Film Scoring Programme at the University of California, Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.); and Derek Gleeson (Conductor/Composer)
Outline of Training Programme:
The aim of this module is to provide composers with a portfolio of recordings demonstrating their compositional skills. The module consists of 14 – 3-hour units (including 6 – 3-hour recording sessions: 4 in Ireland; 2 in Bulgaria with the 70-piece Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra at the National Radio Studios in Sofia, Bulgaria)
A. The first recording session will be based on an action/chase cartoon sequence, composed to picture, in the style of "Classic Hollywood Cartoon Scoring" (e.g., "Tom & Jerry" and "Bugs Bunny"). When recorded, these film music cues will be dubbed to picture for later viewing.
B. Subsequent sessions are for varying mixed ensemble groups (for the following recording sessions, genre, style, etc. will be of each composer’s own choice):
(1) 15-piece ensemble;
(2) 18-piece ensemble;
(3) large string ensemble with harp and piano
Application procedure:
Deadline for applications: 2nd February 2004
Send CV to Helen McMahon at FÁS Screen Training Ireland.
Phone 01 607 0944 Fax 01 607 0959
mailto:helen.mcmahon@fas.ie helen.mcmahon@fas.ie