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 class will compose and produce a complete score for a feature length film of the silent era.
Study of specific techniques of post-Romantic composition commonly found in film underscores.
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.
Monitored and evaluated professional work experience in an environment related to the film scoring major.
This course focuses on production of the capstone film scoring projects and graduation portfolio, and provides for individual attention within a small group setting.
A real-world immersion course in which students learn about aspects of film scoring that go beyond composition and production by scoring actual student films.
An advanced music editing course dealing with standard film and television industry procedures.
This course continues to build on the foundations learned in FS-371.
This course focuses on the new musical and technological techniques and aesthetics of contemporary film composing.
An examination of advanced film scoring functions available in various software applications. Mac applications include Digital Performer, Logic Pro, Kontakt, and Reason.
This course will provide opportunities for scoring scenes with a wide range of dramatic and technical requirements.
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 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
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.
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 features applied approaches to scoring for video games and builds upon the foundations learned in FS-271.
The use of MIDI/audio sequencing in scoring to picture, in conjunction with sample playback and synthesis software.
Throughout the history of film, a handful of composers have had an extraordinary and formative impact on the art of film scoring.
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.