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Free Referral Service Photo Shoot

Sign up for our Referral Service Photo Shoot with Barbara Porter!

Individual Shots – Wednesday, June 18

15-minute slots, 10 am – 3:45 pm
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Group/Band Shots – Thursday, June 19

20-minute slots, 10 am – 3:40 pm
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Local 47 is pleased to announce that we are once again offering a free photo shoot to all members of the Local’s Referral Service! Individual headshots will be take place on June 18; group/band shots will be done on June 19. Contact Marisol Rhodes to book your reservation: (323) 993-3135

Please be advised that for individual shots you must check in 15 minutes prior to your scheduled time slot; for group/band shots you must check in 20 minutes prior to your scheduled time slot. If you are not checked in, your time slot may be given up to a member on the waiting list. We must adhere to this policy in order to allow all members the opportunity to have their photos taken.

Not yet a Referral Service member? No problem! Sign up today — it’s free to join! Contact Michael Ankney: (323) 993-3174

Orchestration I & II classes taught by Dr. Norman Ludwin

AFM Local 47 presents two eight-week courses:

Orchestration I

Saturdays: June 21 – Aug. 23*
(*no classes July 12 or 19)
10 am – 1 pm @ Local 47
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. The course will culminate with a recording by professionals of an orchestration for seven players written by the students (fee for the musicians will be collected by the instructor).

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Orchestration II

Saturdays: Sept. 13 – Oct. 25
10 am – 1 pm @ Local 47
Students will analyze selected excerpts from orchestral film scores by Michael Giacchino, Thomas Newman, Chris Young and more, and compose sketches for various ensembles and orchestral configurations. The course will culminate with a recording by professionals of an original chamber work for seven players (string quintet, oboe and horn) written by the students.

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Dr. Norman Ludwin

Dr. Norman Ludwin

Offered as a paired course or individually. Free to Local 47 members in good standing. Space is limited. Call to reserve your spot today!

Taught by Dr. Norman Ludwin: instrumentalist, composer, arranger, publisher, and professional bassist who has played on hundreds of feature film and television scores.

For more information or to reserve your spot, contact Jeff Surga: 323.993.3179, jeff.surga@promusic47.org