Seminars

The SCL produces a number of educational seminars each year in Los Angeles and New York covering a range of subjects relevant to media composers. Topic areas certain around the business, art, craft and technology of writing music for media. Video of the seminars are included here wherever possible.

Sync Session #10: New York


SCL SongArts New York presented music written by songwriters from June’s Song-Demic event to Music Supervisors…

Sync Session #9: Los Angeles


SCL SongArts Los Angeles presented music written by songwriters from June’s Song-Demic event to Music Supervisors…

Larger Than Life: Trailer Music


Composers Tom Evans, Stephanie Koury, Tom Gire, and Raphaelle Thibaut discuss the ins and outs of creating music for trailers during a seminar moderated by Danny Gray and presented by SCL New York.

Finding the Heart in Horror


Composers Brittany Allen, Joseph Bishara, Mark Smythe, Morgan Kibby, and Andy Grush & Taylor Newton Stewart…

Neighboring Rights Royalties Finally Explained


Moderated by SCL Board Members Hélène Muddiman and Garry Schyman, this seminar dives into the oft-misunderstood…

Creating and Recording Remotely


Following the first few months of quarantine, songwriters Benj Pasek and Shaina Taub meet up with…

Where’s My Money?


The Society of Composers & Lyricists in New York presents a panel on music licensing royalties…

Broadcast-Ready In A Hurry


You have a track to write, but limited time and budget. You have to get it…

Composing In Quarantine


Drawing on a wealth of experience in music production and licensing placements, Joel Feinberg (CEO, De…

Film Composers and the Concert Music World


In this seminar we are looking at how film composers are navigating the concert world’s barriers,…