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Orchestrating In Hollywood with Oscar Senén

May 5 @ 10:45 am 12:00 pm PDT

SCL NY Online Seminar: ORCHESTRATING IN HOLLYWOOD with Oscar Senén


 1:45pm ET // 10:45am PT

YouTube Live Stream

Join us for a web seminar featuring Oscar Senén: composer, orchestrator and conductor (No Time to Die, The Lego Batman Movie, Terminator Genisys, Kung Fu Panda 3 and more). Moderated by JoAnne Harris, the seminar will be an educational look into Oscar’s process.

Oscar Senén is a Composer and Orchestrator for Films, TV and Games with more than 15 years of experience in the music industry. He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate in Film and Video Game Scoring at Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA), where he studied with a Full Scholarship granted by the College. His credits include films like James Bond 007: No Time To Die, Lego Batman, Terminator: Genisys and Kung Fu Panda 3, and video games such as FIFA19, Asgard’s Wrath or Assassin’s Creed: Unity – Dead Kings. He has conducted orchestras including Budapest Symphony Orchestra (Hungary), Sofia Symphony Orchestra (Bulgaria), Malaga Symphony Orchestra or Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra (Spain).

JoAnne Harris has conducted and recorded film scores at Abbey Road, East West, The Village, and Avatar with artists such as grammy winning Kurt Elling and members of the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Her television work includes score for: Mal de Ojo (HBO), 20/20, Primetime, and Dateline. She has orchestrated scores for blockbusters City of Lies and The Infiltrator. Other highlights: conducting ensembles for the Shinnyo-En Lantern Lighting Festival at Lincoln Center, contributing to scores for Hallmark Channel movies Crown for Christmas (starring Danica McKellar) and A Royal Christmas (starring Lacey Chabert), joining a team of friends to create score for Cassandra French’s Finishing School (AT&T’s Audience Network), writing string arrangements for Chris Cester (of the band Jet), working on the music team of Sylvia (Broadway), and a summer in Shenzhen, China, writing music for an aerial circus show. Recently, she served as music director and keyboards at Joe’s Pub for a 6 night run of Triplight (a new musical by Greta Gertler – Gold and Ally Collier). She is a 2015 ASCAP “Composer to Watch”, a Sorel Foundation Award recipient at the 2012 NYU/ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop, and her concert music includes a winning entry of the Dallas Winds brass fanfare competition. A graduate of Concordia College, JoAnne studied choral composition and conducting with René Clausen. She currently teaches orchestration for cinema at Feirstein Graduate Center for Film (CUNY Brooklyn College) and is a steering committee member of the Society of Composers and Lyricists in New York. 


FREE for current SCL members (click HERE to check membership status).

Attendees will receive a YouTube Live Stream link approximately 10 minutes before the Seminar starts. The link will be emailed, from Eventbrite.

Attendees can ask questions using YouTube Livestream chat.