Designed to address musical concepts beyond the focus of media composers and the needs of working to picture, the LAFCI Masterclass Series is a mini workshop aimed at providing LAFCI is proud to present From Masterworks to Motion Pictures: Addressing the Modern Conductor, its first course created specifically to address the growing needs and expectations of the classically-trained conductor. Led by faculty members Jorge Mester and Angel Velez, this 6-week online course is designed to create a personalized learning experience addressing both predetermined subjects as well as topics and repertoire decided by the participant.
Each participant will receive weekly coachings on conducting and personalized repertoire with Jorge Mester along with group classes focused on score study, rehearsal technique, conducting to picture, using click track/punches and streamers, career development, as well as a faculty led conversation on repertoire and vision forward during the times of COVID-19.
Join Jorge Mester and Angel Velez for this unique opportunity to personalize your studies from July 13 - August 22, 2020!
Participant chosen repertoire with Jorge Mester in addition to the following:
J. Cardoni One Week from Silent Films LIVE*
E. Bernstein Toccata for Toy Trains*
J. Williams Tribute to the Film Composer*
*denotes repertoire provided
Weekly one-on-one coachings with Jorge Mester
(scheduled independently to your schedule)
Weekly group classes with Angel Velez
(varied times based upon participant availability)
12 sessions (6 private coachings/6 classes)