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 […]

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 […]

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 […]