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Orchestration II with Dr. Norman Ludwin

Saturdays, Sept. 30 – Nov. 18, 10am-1pm

@ AFM Local 47, 3220 Winona Ave. Burbank CA 91504

FREE class exclusively to AFM Local 47 members.
Space is limited! 

Dr. Ludwin provides access to online resources with an interactive website that includes essential class materials, scores and listening samples. Even if you have limited or no experience in orchestration, Ludwin strongly encourages you to attend to learn this important craft that can boost your career.

Students will continue the study of orchestration and elements of texture and form by looking at contemporary concert music, analysis of different composers’ methods of orchestration, and extensive study of film music. Using classic scores and scores he himself has recently worked on, Ludwin will instruct on cues and selections from Michael Giacchino, John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, and Thomas Newman, among others. The ending course project is a recording of the students’ original compositions by the Symphony 47 orchestra.

You must be an AFM Local 47 member in good standing to attend this free course.

Free classes: Orchestration With Dr. Norman Ludwin

** UPDATE 7/17/2017: The first month of classes will be held at Shepherd University, 3200 N San Fernando Rd. Los Angeles CA 90065. The school is near Glendale and Eagle Rock. The classroom is called the Midi Room and there will be a sign pointing the way. Parking is the back area of the school. Students should download the 15-Lesson Course from Dr. Ludwin’s website at https://www.musicnewapproach.com/fifteenlessoncourse or bring $30 to class on the first day.

** UPDATE 5/16/2017: PLEASE NOTE NEW DATES FOR BOTH CLASSES **

Courses offered paired or individually.
FREE exclusively to AFM Local 47 members
Space is limited! 

For both classes Dr. Ludwin provides access to online resources with an interactive website that includes essential class materials, scores and listening samples. Even if you have limited or no experience in orchestration, Ludwin strongly encourages you to attend to learn this important craft that can boost your career.

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Free Orchestration Classes Return to Local 47

Norman 2015

Saturday Mornings 10am – 1pm
@
Local 47 Serena Kay & Earl Williams Auditorium

Courses offered paired or individually FREE to Local 47 members in good standing

Taught by Dr. Norman Ludwin, an active session bass player for film and TV, composer, and orchestrator who has recently worked on “Jurassic World,” “Inside Out,” “Tomorrowland,” and “Zootopia”


Part of Local 47’s continuing series of free classes for members, in his paired Orchestration I and II course Dr. Norman Ludwin offers members a unique hands-on learning experience, taught by an industry professional. For both classes students will have access to online resources with an interactive website that includes essential class materials, scores and listening samples. Even if you have limited or no experience in orchestration, all members are strongly encouraged to attend these free classes to learn this important craft that can boost your career. Space is limited; RSVP required: rsvp@promusic47.org

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Orchestration Classes with Dr. Norman Ludwin

Norman 2015

Free courses for all Local 47 members

RSVP: 323.993.3179, jeff.surga@promusic47.org

Orchestration I: July 18-Sept 5, 2015

Participants are introduced to orchestral instruments and their usage. Two areas are covered: instrumentation, which deals with the construction, sound production, range, notation, and playing techniques of each instrument; and orchestration, which is the actual process of scoring music for orchestra. Groups of instruments examined include brass, strings, woodwinds, keyboards, harp, and percussion. Class sessions involve score study, instrumental demonstrations, and performance and discussion of student assignments. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of music fundamentals; e.g. notes, keys, scales, meter, etc. RSVP: 323.993.3179, jeff.surga@promusic47.org

Orchestration II: Sept 12-Oct 31, 2015

Students will learn composition and elements of form by looking at contemporary styles of music, score study, analysis of different composers’ methods of orchestration, score reduction (e.g. learning how to reduce an orchestral score to a piano part, or reducing to a five-line staff), and possible guest lecturers. The ending course project is a recording of students’ original compositions by the Symphony 47 orchestra.