FILM MUSIC APPRECIATION - SIX WEEK SEMINAR
FILM MUSIC FROM THE SILENT ERA UP TO TODAY
EXPLORE MASTER FILM COMPOSERS: THEIR WORK AND INFLUENCE
Discover how music provides the mood, the excitement and emotional heart of a film
For everyone who loves music and wants to learn more about it
This six week seminar is an in depth analysis of film music, its thematic development, orchestrational techniques, expressive qualities and usage in classic and contemporary film scores.
This seminar is a condensed version of a unique college course that takes a look at music from a variety of film genres: drama, comedy, westerns, crime, horror, sci-fi and others.
Film composers from the early days of Hollywood such as Max Steiner and Franz Waxman are introduced to show how the Hollywood Sound developed from its beginnings through mid-century composers such Bernard Herrmann and Henry Mancini, up to John Williams, Hans Zimmer and others who are working today.
WEEK 1: OVERVIEW & BEGINNINGS
WEEK 2: WESTERNS, CRIME & SPIES
WEEK 3: COMEDY & ADVENTURE
WEEK 4: MONSTERS & SCIENCE FICTION
WEEK 5: DRAMA & ROMANTIC
WEEK 6: NEW MUSIC IN FILM
This seminar is for anyone who is interested in music – no previous music training is necessary to participate.
Upcoming Seminars – TBA
145 Vista Ave. Pasadena
$200/six classes | $40/individual classes