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.

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…

Deconstructing Brass With Chris Tedesco And The Angel City Brass Quartet


Join us for a night of brass exploration and analysis as a quartet of trumpet, horn,…

Membership Meeting 2016 and Composing for Television


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

The DOJ Ruling: BMI Prevailed – What Happens Now?


September 20, 2016 – BMI prevailed in its challenge to the Department of Justice’s intention to…

Kontakt for Composers: 21st Century Sampling Setups


Join us on for an in-depth look at the premier sampling platform in the composing world…

Vocalize Your Toolbox: A Choir Workshop


July 21, 2016 – Join us for a night of choral exploration and analysis, as an…

SCL NY Seminar: Composer – Orchestrator Collaboration


July 20, 2016 – Join orchestrators Greg Pliska, Beth Ertz and Tony Finno and moderator Mark…