The Academy of Scoring Arts is thrilled to announce that Sabrina Hutchinson of Defiant PR, a longtime friend of the organization, has joined our Advisory Board. For more than 20 years Sabrina Hutchinson has been in the business of making sound creators sound great. As an entertainment industry insider and super-connector, Hutchinson lives and breathes…

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[updated July 8, 2020] The ASA community has always been exactly that: a community. Our events have thrived on the gathering of fellow music professionals and aspiring professionals. As the world adjusts to the new risk associated with the pandemic, we would like to assure our members and fans that we are managing and planning…

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The ASA remembers the life and career of veteran Hollywood percussionist Emil Richards, who died in Los Angeles on December 13, 2019 at the age of 87. Richards started playing the xylophone at age six. In high school he performed with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra. He studied with Al Lepak at the Hartt School of…

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Since our last update, we have been very busy adding a good number of new videos to our online library. These videos are available in full to our members, while highlight videos are free to the public. We welcome you to check out: Christopher Willis and The Death of Stalin Our ongoing score study of…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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