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Posted in 80th Anniversary ASMAC News ASMAC News and Announcements

80 Years and Counting

The American Society of Music Arrangers, originally known as ASMA, began in 1938. Eventually ASMA became known as ASMAC when the word Composers was added…

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ASMAC’s FIRST WEDNESDAYS SERIES – DR. RICHARD NILES

Review written by Millie T. Martin www.milliemartinbassdiva.com Dr. Richard Niles was ASMAC’s first guest of 2018 for their First WEDNESDAYS Series on January 3rd at…

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ASMAC Honored Charles Fox & Paul Williams with Golden Score Awards

ASMAC’s 2017 Golden Score Awards at the Hilton Universal City received several standing ovations during the evening. From the moment guests arrived and walked the…

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ASMAC Master Class with Christopher Young

Over his many years as faculty on the USC Screen Scoring program, Christopher Young has broken down genre films into eleven essential dramatic categories, each…

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November 1st, 2017: First WEDNESDAYS presents Fletcher Beasley

Mockups are a requirement for most music projects these days, so skill in using virtual instruments and samples is a requirement for the contemporary arranger. This…

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Managing Your Own Music Publishing

ASMAC’s First Wednesdays event titled “Managing Your Own Music Publishing” was presented by a panel of five industry professionals (Gregg Nestor, Jill Ferguson, Abby North,…

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Master Class with Scott Healy

What do linear harmony, plastic meter, “off the grid” writing, controlled and notated improvisation, spatial and box notation, layered counterpoint have in common? Scott will…

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Master Class with Charles Fernandez

On July 22nd, 2017 ASMAC will be presenting a masterclass on writing for animation, present by Emmie and Annie nominated composer Charles Fernandez. LET’S WRITE…

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Music Education in the Caribbean and Latin America: a Comprehensive Guide

Dr. Raymond Torres-Santos’ schedule this summer exemplifies the work of a contemporary musician:  1) Touring and promoting his book, “Music Education in the Caribbean and…

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ASMAC’S Bill Conti Big Band Competition Concludes With Winning Performances

On Wednesday night, July 5th, ASMAC held the readings of the three winning compositions/arrangements from the Bill Conti Big Band Competition. A capacity crowd shared…

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