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06 November 2017

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Scoring the Screen by Andy Hill

I recently finished reading Andy Hill’s book “Scoring the Screen”. It’s an outstanding exploration of contemporary film scoring techniques and […]

23 October 2017

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“The Dancing Pumpkin” now on Amazon Prime

Just in time for Halloween, The Dancing Pumpkin has premiered on Amazon Prime! Directed by Eric Pearson, The Dancing Pumpkin […]

25 September 2017

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On Forward Momentum in Music

Photo by 夏天 Or, The Obvious Way to Maintain Suspense. Tension and release is a basic fundamental of composing music. […]

07 August 2017

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Good Film Music is Not the Same as Good Music

Photo by Simon Zirkunow I focus on writing good music with my students. We work on motivic development, form, orchestration, […]

24 July 2017

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The Art of Poetry Is to Not Say Everything

Photo by Kai C. Schwarzer I recently discovered a lovely Latin quote: Ars poetica est non omnia dicere. It roughly […]

15 May 2017

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A Few Thoughts on Temp Music

Photo by BissForBabbPhoto. Temp music is short for “temporary music”. It’s music that the editor uses as a placeholder before […]

01 May 2017

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SCORE: A Film Music Documentary

A friend shared this trailer with me for a new documentary called “SCORE”. It features a host of major A-list […]

02 February 2017

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Establishing a Theme in a Feature Film

There is an excellent video on the Sideways YouTube channel called “How Pixar Uses Music to Make You Cry”. In […]

06 June 2016

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Film Scoring 101: Naming Files for Clarity

Photo by Victor Hanacek courtesy of picjumbo.com A seemingly innocuous subject when scoring for film is the importance of naming […]

13 May 2016

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Patriot Skies

I wrote the orchestral music for this teaser for the film “Patriot Skies”. It was fun to do a noble […]

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