Writing for Orchestra - Studio Orchestra
Offered - Fall, Spring, Summer
Course number - CW-411
An advanced study of the techniques and concepts of writing and arranging for the orchestra in a studio setting. A continuation of CW-311 with the addition of the string section, French horn, percussion, additional woodwinds, and harp. Emphasis is placed on orchestral combinations, stylistic factors, techniques of scoring melody and accompaniment, sophisticated voicings techniques, writing effective introductions and endings, and routining an arrangement. Extensive use of recorded examples and score extracts.
Course Chair: Matthew Nicholl
Prerequisites: CW-311 and completion of the CWP Music Preparation Proficiency
Required of: CWPR majors
Electable by: All