SPARK! 6th Annual Visions & Voices Multimedia Showcase

August 28th, 2011

Our 2nd gig with the Visions & Voices program combining music and live video. The performance was part of the 6th Annual Visions & Voices Multimedia Showcase, featuring all kinds of talent in music, dance, and the spoken-word. Since we weren’t able to document this event, I’m including a link […]

Live internet video stream for USC session at Warner Bros.

April 27th, 2011

The music featured in this post was composed by SMPTV student, Vidjay Beerepoot. He invited his friends in Holland to view the event and they, in turn, captured the live stream over the internet on their laptop. As such, the video quality is compromised, including several video drop-outs from the […]

SMPTV live multi-cast stream brings together families and friends between the U.S., Japan, Korea, France, South America, the Netherlands, England, and Switzerland

April 27th, 2011

Here’s a sampling of some of the comments from some of the viewers from all over the world, on their experience with the live streaming of the scoring session. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ from Juan Otalora, Columbia, South America: Hi Brian, Thanks again for the stream and as I told you at the […]

Video segment from recent USC Rhythms & Visions live performance

April 27th, 2011

Here’s a sample video from the show which took place on Friday, April 22nd. The piece, “Organic Reconfigurations” was created by Scott Pagano with music by Vidjay Beerepoot. MB Gordy on percussion and Brian King on drums.

Rhythms & Visions on Friday, 4/22

April 15th, 2011

Come Join USC’s School of Cinematic Arts Weekend of Visual Music Events and Workshops! We are kicking off the festivities on April 22nd, when the School of Cinematic Arts complex will be taken over and transformed by Rhythms and Visions: Expanded and Live!, a spectacular live-cinema event that will bring […]

Visions & Voices project update

March 20th, 2011

The USC Visions & Voices sponsored event, “Rhythms & Visions – Expanded and Live” is set to take place on April 22nd on the campus of USC. Our segment of the project features the work of video artist, Scott Pagano in collaboration with original music by several USC student composers […]

SMPTV Master Class Series – Writing for Woodwinds

September 12th, 2010

This video clip was recorded on Saturday, 9/10/2011 as part of our SMPTV Master Class Series taught by Bruce Broughton. The series covers orchestration for Woodwinds, Brass & Strings. Each segment includes a writing assignment & a scoring session. This week’s class centers on writing for Woodwinds. The session was […]

The many facets of the SMPTV program

September 3rd, 2010

We’re now into our 2nd week of the new semester of the USC scoring program. At this time of the year, I am flooded with emails and phone calls from prospective students as they look ahead to the application deadline of December 1st. They have many questions about the application […]

upcoming Visions & Voices project – live multimedia spectacle

September 2nd, 2010

I’m looking forward to working with Mike Patterson and Candace Reckinger, creators of this very special Visions & Voices project. The scope of the project includes a collaboration between live music, video and animation featuring the work of several artists including; D-Fuse, Scott Pagano with music produced by Brian King. […]

SMPTV schedule for February – March 2009

February 8th, 2009

With the semester in full-swing the students in the USC film scoring program are busy. Here are some of the highlights of the coursework, guest lectures and forums as well as scoring sessions for the next 8 weeks; • February 2nd with Alan Silvestri at SONY for his latest scoring […]

Brian King portfolio 2011

March 21st, 2008

Click here to view Brian King’s portfolio 2011 (PDF)