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.

What’s So Funny: A Conversation with Film and Television Composers on the State of the Art for Scoring Comedy


At the SCL’s 2010 general membership meeting, we featured a panel discussion on “What’s So Funny:…

Kontakt for Composers and Sound Designers with David Das


This Kontakt seminar was designed for users of the program at all skill levels and aims…

Writing for Harp With Stephanie Bennett


WRITING FOR THE HARP:  FOR COMPOSERS, ARRANGERS, ORCHESTRATORS, PRODUCERS AND COPYISTS This workshop touched on: -different…

The Art and Craft of Making Music for Trailers


Featuring: JOHN BLAS – Audio-visual Advertising Executive CRAIG STUART GARFINKLE – Trailer Music Composer RON MENDELSOHN…

The Voice and the Composer with Darlene Koldenhoven


THE SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS & LYRICISTS (SCL) Presented the Seminar THE VOICE AND THE COMPOSER: THE…

Using Sibelius with Richard Bronskill


Richard Bronskill has been an orchestrator and composer in Hollywood for more than 20 years, and…

Meetings: Creative versus Business


Composers Bruce Broughton, Mark Snow, Patrick Williams, Richard Bellis and music supervisor Ron Gertz discuss strategies…

Performing Rights


A discussion of how source, direct, and per-program licensing agreements with broadcasters can affect our careers….

The Art of Songs, Scores, and Relationships: Music Supervision in Film and TV


The Art of Songs, Scores, and Relationships features a timely discussion on the ever-changing dynamics of…

Using Logic with Fletcher Beasley


Using Logic with Fletcher Beasley SCL Member Fletcher Beasley is a Los Angeles based composer with…

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