Writing for Orchestra – Studio Orchestra

CW-411
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
CW-311 and completion of the CWP Music Preparation Proficiency
Electable by: 
CWPR majors
Required of: 
CWPR majors
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location: 
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

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.

Department: 
CWP
Course chair: 
Andrea Pejrolo