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Our Biggest Announcement To Date!

October 9, 2019

When Ron Jones founded the Academy of Scoring Arts, it was an informal way to get friends together, study some music, and enjoy a meal. The organization has grown immensely since then, yet Ron’s founding values remain the same. The ASA is proud to provide a space for creatives to sharpen skills, study with the…

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LA Live Score Film Festival 2019

July 16, 2019

The Los Angeles Live Score Film Festival features short films with original scores performed live-to-picture. The 2019 festival on Saturday, July 20th at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre is presented by Helix Collective in collaboration with the Academy of Scoring Arts. Films for the 2019 festival are curated by the faculty at the L.A. Film School, New York Film Academy –…

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ASA Congratulates 2019 Emmy Nominees!

July 15, 2019

The ASA team would like to congratulate all of this year’s Emmy nominee’s including past guests Siddhartha Khosla, Kris Bowers and Derek Waters! Here are all of the nominees in the music category: Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score) Barry • What?!HBO • HBO Entertainment in association with Alec Berg and HanarplyDavid…

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Many New Additions to the Library

May 15, 2019

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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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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