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July 20-30, 2020

The Screen Music Program is an invaluable venue for emerging composers wanting to produce and promote their work, secure future commissions and job opportunities, and join other composers to create a vibrant artistic community.

With a renowned faculty, talented visiting artists and special guests from around the world, the Program explores the fundamentals of Film & Video Game scoring in a 10-day session of masterclasses, lectures, colloquiums, and workshops focused on composition.

Set every summer in Milan, Northern Italy, the Program is aimed at anyone who is serious about a career in applied composition, from graduate and undergraduate students specializing in film scoring and video game music to anyone wishing to improve their craft.

Full Program

As a participant in the Screen Music Program, you will:

  • have your work screened at the Program’s evening events in Milan in front of a jury composed by the Program Faculty roster plus two other professional critics. The Best Composer, as determined by the jury, will receive free tuition to the next Screen Music Program;
  • have your violin or cello track recorded by a solo performer at the Kubì Soundlab recording studio. You have up to 30 min. for your session with a sound engineer and performer and will receive the audio track you can integrate into your music;
  • present your work at the Screen Music Colloquium, a daily masterclass led by Alison PlanteClint Bajakian, and Paolo Tortiglione. You will receive a public lesson from one of them and the feedback from all the other participant composers;
  • attend the lecture and the masterclass of our special guests Harry Gregson-WilliamsJeff Russo and Inon Zur;
  • have individual Scoring Lessons with Alison PlanteClint Bajakian, and Paolo Tortiglione. You will have a private lesson with two of them;
  • attend the daily ‘Scoring to Game Design’ workshop with Diego Ricchiuti;
  • attend daily lectures on Spotting and Scoring, Compositional Devices, Applied Composition to DAW Scoring, Music under Dialogue and Narration by our international faculty members;
  • be part of the Program’s Alumni and join one of the largest international network of film composers, accessing new opportunities, commissions, collaborations, and screenings.

You will also have access to:

  • a welcome buffet;
  • a guided tour of the city of Milan;
  • all the Program’s parties.

All classes are taught in English. Minimum age requirement 18 years old. The tuition for the Screen Music Program is 1,699 Euros. APPLY NOW!

Auditor

As an Auditor, you will:

  • attend the Program’s evening events in Milan;
  • attend the Screen Music Colloquium, a daily masterclass led by Alison PlanteClint Bajakian, and Paolo Tortiglione;
  • attend the lecture and the masterclass of our special guests Harry Gregson-WilliamsJeff Russo and Inon Zur;
  • attend daily lectures on Spotting and Scoring, Compositional Devices, Applied Composition to DAW Scoring, Music under Dialogue and Narration by our international faculty members;
  • be part of the Program’s Alumni and join one of the largest international network of film composers, accessing new opportunities, commissions, collaborations, and screenings.

You will also have access to:

  • a welcome buffet;
  • a guided tour of the city of Milan;
  • all the Program’s parties.

All classes are taught in English. Minimum age requirement 18 years old. The Auditor fee for the Screen Music Program is 1,199 EurosAPPLY NOW!

 

Tuition does not include room and board, airfare, passport fees, transportation to/from the program, laundry, phone charges, activities/entertainment during free periods, any insurance, etc. Our English speaking staff will be available and assisting 24 hours a day.