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Orchestrator Tim Simonec Offers Class on April 11

You are invited to: FROM SKETCH TO SCORE – with Tim Simonec: Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” Sun, April 11, 2021  2:00 PM – 3:30…

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David Berger’s The Ellington Effect, March 21, 2021

Recently featured Big Band Hanginar presenter David Berger has announced that The Ellington Effect will offer monthly in-depth studies of Duke Ellington’s arrangements. The first…

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“Cheesemonger” by ASMAC Member Greg Sims and Keith Baxter

ASMAC Board Member Greg Sims would like to share with ASMAC members his collaboration with veteran story artist and songwriter Keith Baxter with whom he…

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Orchestration Class Offered by Tim Simonec

Orchestration Class offered by ASMAC Member Tim Simonec: From Sketch to Score A 90-minute online class taught by acclaimed Composer / Orchestrator, Tim Simonec will…

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ASMAC President Gayle Levant Honored by Television Academy

Harpist Gayle Levant received a special 2019-2020 Primetime Emmy Award for “Contributions to the Emmy Award, Winning Achievement, Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Variety Series…

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‘There’s Light at the End of the Tunnel’ for Music Writers, says ASMAC VP Ira Hearshen

Finally, some hopeful news for those of us who write music for a living. After repeated assaults on our ability to be compensated fairly for…

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GRAMMY NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

The Grammy nomination for the 63rd year have been announced and include ASMAC member Jeremy Levy and the musical Soft Power, both featured at recent…

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Michael Giacchino’s debut solo album released October 30

Michael Giacchino’s first solo album, Travelogue: Volume 1, was released by Mondo Records on October 30, 2020. Performed by “Michael Giacchino & His Nouvelle Modernica…

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LA Inception Orchestra Presents a Day of Masterclasses

The LA Inception Orchestra, a nonprofit mentorship program for young composers, will present a day of masterclasses and presentations centered around music composition, featuring leading…

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Information and Opportunities

Information on Free orchestral VSTs Anthony Albanese has a blog on this topic that might be useful for composers, arrangers, and orchestrators: https://blog.landr.com/best-free-orchestral-vsts/ Anthony is…

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