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Seattle Composers Alliance Seminar on Composer Development

  • Seattle Film Institute: Theater 3210 16th Avenue West Seattle, WA, 98119 United States (map)

Seattle Composers Alliance (SCA) welcomes Penka Kouneva for a Seminar on Composer Development! Admission to this amazing educational and networking opportunity is only $5 with proceeds benefiting SCA. There will also be door prizes! Join the musical fun!

The evening's schedule:

7pm – meet and greet; informal mentoring

7:30 – 8:45 Seminar on Composer Development

  • The self-teaching composer: methodology of film/game score analysis (harmony, form, thematic development, emotional arc, arrangement, style, aesthetics)
  • The self-teaching composer: methodology of reading orchestral scores
  • Developing one’s unique style and “sound,” and why it’s vital in today’s market
  • How to stay relevant to your contacts and grow your client base
  • How to get scoring jobs in film and games
  • How to get top industry professionals to actually listen to your demo
  • How to deconstruct “temp scores” and still compose imaginative music when bound by “temp love”

8:45 – 9:30 – demo critique of 7 demos

9:30 – 10 – Q and A

10 – 11 – socializing, location TBD