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.

Practical Recording Techniques


August 22, 2017 – Composers and songwriters are required to produce high quality recordings and mixes…

Ableton Live For Screen Composers


July 19, 2017 – Ableton Live is a DAW that is well known in the world…

An Evening With Maestro William Kraft


June 28, 2017 – Mike Lang interviews composer William Kraft about his life in music scoring…

Film And Music Collaboration – A Director Perspective


May 23, 2017 – This panel will explore the perspective on a director’s relationship with a…

Beyond The Polka: Writing for Accordion


April 26, 2017 – The Accordion has long been known in the US as the butt…

Songwriting For Video Games And Where You Fit


April 20, 2017 – Music for games is often thought of as purely instrumental pieces that…

Demystifying Omnisphere


March 28, 2017 – Omnisphere, Spectrasonics’ flagship synthesizer, is known as one of the most powerful…

Opportunities In Production Music


February 9, 2017 – Panelists Yoav Goren, Jeff Rona, Edwina Travis-Chin, Derek Jones and SCL Production…

Making A Living In Alternative Music Markets


January 26, 2017 – There are alternative music worlds out there that composers and songwriters don’t…

Membership Meeting 2016 and Composing for Television


ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING 2016 Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 THE GARLAND 4222 Vineland Avenue North Hollywood, CA…

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