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SCL NEW YORK Seminar: Beyond the Box w/Wayne Hankin

The Society of Composers and Lyricists Seminar: Beyond the BoxThe SCL in NEW YORK Presents:


Today's composers live in a virtual world of computers, controllers, sequencers, software, and plugins. But there are other essential tools many composers overlook.  This multimedia presentation raises issues and offers special solutions regarding:
Live vs virtual recording
Composer tools to separate you from the pack
Forming your musician network
Alternative approaches to recording
How your character impresses an artistic team
Wayne Hankin will perform a live demonstration on how to get the most out of instruments familiar and unfamiliar, including Musettes Grosserbock, raushpfeiffes, bagpipes, hornpipes, bone flute and other pre-Western instruments.  He will also demonstrate some different approaches to the recording process, including excerpts from films and recordings.  With special guest artist Lura Johnson on piano.
The Society of Composers and Lyricists Seminar: Beyond the Box - Wayne Hankin
A specialist in over 400 historical woodwinds, Wayne Hankin enjoys a multifaceted career. He has performed 8 productions with Cirque du Soliel, most recently Toruk, based on James Cameron's Avatar.  Mr. Hankin has performed in every major city in the United States and Canada as well as in 4,000 concerts worldwide. Wayne has served as musical director for the Schaubühne, Long Wharf Theater, Alley Theater, BAM and the Odeon Paris. Recorded works include major labels ECM, RCA, BMG and SONY with television appearances on CBS, ABC, NBC, HBO and BRAVO. He teaches and lectures at the Chatauqua Institute and Interlochen Center for the Arts. 
As a composer, he is a recipient of over 20 awards in composition from ASCAP to The National Endowment of the Arts. Wayne has performed on films from The Lego Movie to The Good Dinosaur. Television credits include The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Breaking Bad, as well as video games from Pixel Privateers to Hero's Charge
As a New Yorker, Wayne was the principal instrumentalist with Early Music New York and a resident artist at St John the Divine and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This summer Wayne makes his performance debut at Glimmerglass Opera. Mr Hankin made his conducting debut at the Houston Grand Opera performing Meredith Monk's Atlas and is currently reconstructing the opera for its premiere with the Los Angeles Philharmonic next year. 
The Society of Composers and Lyricists Seminar: Beyond the Box - Lura Johnson Lura Johnson is considered one of the finest, most versatile musicians of her generation.  A Steinway Artist, she has appeared as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician.  Trained by piano luminaries Robert McDonald and Leon Fleisher, Ms. Johnson teaches at the Peabody Conservatory and has brought her expertise to several arts institutions from the Sequoia Chamber Music Workshop to the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music.

With over 10 years as pianist for the Baltimore Symphony, she most recently performed as soloist on Saint Saëns Carnival of the Animals under Marin Alsop as well as concertizing under countless musical artists from John Adams to John Williams.  Ms. Johnson can also be heard on several recordings released by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, including Naxos’ Grammy nominated release of Bernstein’s Mass. Her performances have been heard on trailers from Ice Age to Gravity. 

Lura is also an award-winning dancer with roots in gymnastics, ballet, and ballroom, and is a specialist in West Coast Swing.


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