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New to the Library: Carlo Siliotto and Debussy’s La Mer

September 23, 2018

Our online library now has two new additions: an interview with Italian composer Carlo Siliotto, and our first installment of our ongoing long-form study of Claude Debussy’s La Mer. We began this study in June, and continue it as we tackle a portion every month and learn what we can from Debussy’s masterpiece.

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Conducting to Picture

Conducting Workshop in Collaboration with LAFCI

September 2, 2018

The Academy of Scoring Arts presented The Art of Conducting to Picture led by Los Angeles Film Conducting Intensive faculty Jorge Mester and Angel Velez on September 1st, 2018! This INFOrum was a sold out event! We went over conducting basics, how to work with clicks, punches and streamers and discussed baton techniques. Four lucky maestros…

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New to the Library: Joe Kraemer, Mission Impossible, and Pines of Rome

July 29, 2018

As we work to expand our online Library, we are pleased to announce the addition of two events from May 19, 2018, as we featured special guest, composer Joe Kraemer who led us through a look at his work on Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, then joined us for the score study of Ottorino Resphigi’s magnificent…

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5th Annual LA Live Score Film Festival

July 22, 2018

We’re proud to be a returning sponsor of the LA Live Score Film Festival! Selected film composers are paired with a winning filmmaker to create an original score for the festival. The film is screened with the score performed live by the renowned performance and recording ensemble, Helix Collective. The screening includes an interview with the…

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ASA Collaborates with the New York Film Academy

July 14, 2018

We teamed up with the New York Film Academy to host an industry panel and networking event on July 12th, 2018 at the NYFA theater in Burbank. The ASA knows how important is the filmmaker collaboration is to our community, so we wanted to create an event that brought filmmakers and composers together in the same…

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New to the Library: Gordy Haab and the Music of Star Wars Battlefront

June 12, 2018

As we work to expand our online Library, we are pleased to announce the addition of videos from our November 4, 2017 event in which composer Gordy Haab gave us an unforgettable look at how he entered the Star Wars universe and added hours of new music to the canon through his work on EA’s…

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Composers Announced for the LA Live Score Film Festival

June 4, 2018

The Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival is proud to announce their 2018 class of film composers. Participating in this year’s live score-to-screen festival is an impressive and diverse line-up of composers for film, television, and video games. Hailing from all around the world, these composers who started out in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Canada, Italy,…

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New to the Library: Chris Boardman and Neptune from the Holst Planets

May 12, 2018

As we work to expand our online Library, we are pleased to announce the addition of videos from our November 11, 2017 LA Ravel study. The first portion of the study was a talk by Chris Boardman who spoke about A Lifetime of Change as he told stories and gave advice from many decades of…

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Announcing our Online Library

May 7, 2018

Thanks to the efforts of our dedicated volunteer team, for the first time in the history of the Academy of Scoring Arts, we’re proud to be able to launch our new online Library, giving visitors around the world their first glimpse at many years of Ravel studies, Ellington studies, INFOrums, and other events hosted by…

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