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🎬 How to Score a Scene with ZERO Experience 🎬 scoring

In case you didn’t catch it…

I was recently featured helping out my friend and musician Aurelie Couble on her new video, where she...

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🎡 How to De-Clutter Your Musical Scores 🎬 scoring

One of my Composing Career Bootcamp students recently mentioned that they struggle with adding too much to their music.

This is one of the most...

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πŸ‰ Scoring Dragonheir: Silent Gods 🎬 scoring

For the last few months, I’ve been hard at work with my friend Weijun Chen composing music for SGRA’s mobile game Dragonheir: Silent...

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πŸ“š There's More to Storytelling Than Theory 🎬 scoring

Coaching students often ask me how I use theory to navigate the many emotions that music needs to convey for effective storytelling.

Theory is a...

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🎹 John Powell's Piano Roll 🎬 scoring

In 2021, I decided to really dig deeper into improving my orchestration and mock-up chops.

One of the most eye-opening moments for me was watching...

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🚜 Composing for Animation 🎬 scoring

A few weeks ago, I went back to my roots and made a Composing in Real Time video:

These are my favorite videos to make. I love...

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πŸ›‘ Stop Scoring to Picture 🎬 scoring

Here’s a tip that’ll change the way you score scenes forever.

When starting off composing for media, many composers start by...

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🎡 Scoring An Animated Short 🎬 scoring

One of my all-time favorite clients to work for is Team True Potential. They’re a 3-person team of animators who create...

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πŸ”Š Telling Stories Through Sound 🎬 scoring

Wired recently released one of the coolest videos on sound foley I've ever seen.

I've always been obsessed with telling stories...

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