Instrumentation and Introduction to Orchestration

MUSC X 483.43

Explore why musical instruments sound as they do, how their sound is produced, and the rudiments of combining those sounds together by learning the scoring techniques for each orchestral family.

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Winter
Summer
In-Person
Starting at $1,295.00
As few as 12 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn the characteristics of woodwinds, brass, strings, and percussion
  • Discover approaches for writing for different ensembles
  • Apply your knowledge of music fundamentals and orchestral score
  • Compose three short pieces

About this course:

Explore why musical instruments sound as they do, how their sound is produced, and the rudiments of combining those sounds together. Learn the characteristics and basic idiomatic scoring techniques for each orchestral instrument family (strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion), as well as approaches of writing for different ensembles. Coursework also includes a review of music fundamentals and how to read and study an orchestral score. Apply your knowledge by composing three short pieces to be played in class.
Prerequisites

The ability to read music, knowledge of music notation, and an understanding of the fundamentals of music theory. Basic working knowledge of a music notation program such as Sibelius, Finale, or Dorico is required, as students are required to produce and print music scores and instrumental parts for their assignments. Additionally, it is recommended to have any professional quality computer-based Digital Audio Workstation.

Summer 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
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Sunday 12:00PM - 3:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Hope Bartimioli Thal
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Fee:
$1,295.00
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Location: Burbank
ENROLL BY: Jun 26, 2022
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Notes

Discounts can only be applied to a portion of this course.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required. No meeting August 14th.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 09, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Sun Jun 26, 2022
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Sun Jul 3, 2022
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Sun Jul 10, 2022
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Sun Jul 17, 2022
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Sun Jul 24, 2022
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Sun Jul 31, 2022
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Sun Aug 7, 2022
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Sun Aug 14, 2022
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Sun Aug 21, 2022
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Sun Aug 28, 2022
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Sun Sep 4, 2022
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
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Sun Sep 11, 2022
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Burbank
Local 47 Musicians Union

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