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Music Composition for Film, TV and Advertising - Music technology and composition

Learn music composition from an experienced Film & TV composer. Whether you are learning for A-Level, Music Degree, or just for your own development you can't go wrong with this class.

Using the very latest state-of-the-art equipment, Arran will provide one-to-one personalised lessons on the entire process of musical composition to screen. From simple to advanced music theory, popular music harmony, recording techniques, to software and mixing/mastering your sessions, you will learn about every step of the process from starting with nothing to a finished film, TV or advertising score.

This class is highly personalised to be suited to complete beginners with an interest, to university graduates who are looking to get into the field.

COVID-19 note: Using Zoom, or similar, with screen sharing these lessons can be provided remotely.

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Laptop required for remote lessons

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At teacher's location: Peartree Way, London, UK
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Age:

Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
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Beginner
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30 minutes
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The class is taught in:

English

About Me

Arran has been working as a composer in the TV, Film and Advertising industry for over 10 years. He has dozens of professional credits ranging from feature films to television adverts. He is also both a highly proficient multi-instrumentalist (piano, guitar, drums, bass), and a QTS qualified educator.

Since graduating the University of Surrey with 1st class BMus in Creative Music Technology, and an MMus Music (Composition), his career as a freelance composer has taken him on a journey through dozens of commercial projects, including working as in-house composer for Arroba International on all their advertising output, and working on an advertising campaign for SES Networks for Ekstasy Films creative agency. He signed to label Bibliotheque Music where I compose bespoke music for use on TV and film including a recent commission to compose music for the Tokyo Olympics TV promotional content. He is currently working on music and sound design for a feature film.

Education

MMus Master of Music (Composition) - University of Surrey
BMus Creative Music Technology (First-class) - University of Surrey
Qualified Teacher Status (Outstanding level achieved) - Institute of Education (UCL)

Experience / Qualifications

Credits include: Original music and sound design for feature film, Original film music for Bibliotheque Music label (signed), Original music for SES Networks ad campaign animated series for Ekstasy Films, Original music and sound design for commercial videos for numerous brands owned by AMResorts (including Secrets Resorts and Spas, Breathless Resorts and Spas, Dreams Resorts and Spas, Reflect Resorts and Spas), Bespoke music for London Borough of Barking and Dagenham to support a curriculum for severely disabled children, 'In Search of Johns’ Kingdom' - sound design and audio postproduction for a documentary, - sound design and audio postproduction for full-length documentary, showing at over 15 film festivals - music and sound design for short romantic drama; - Puzzle Smash (full theme music composed for iPhone/iPad game); Moovz (soundtrack for social networking site promotional video); Much Ado About Nothing (original music composed for Surrey-based theatre production); ‘Musique Concrete’ (full soundtrack composed for contemporary dance installation). Exhaustive credit list available.
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