BRASS UNWRAPPED – Oscar Senén
“Brass Unwrapped” – May 13-15, 2022 on ZOOM
An In-Depth Orchestration course
An interactive learning experience teaching you the principles of the best composers and orchestrators:
From great classical masterpieces to modern film scores!
He recently was the lead orchestrator at the Bond movie “No Time to Die” & is also known for his work on Penguins of Madagascar (2014), Terminator: Genisys (2015) & Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) – on Video Games such as FIFA 19, Assassin’s Creed-Dead Kings, Remnant: From the Ashes.
Oscar has worked along with Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe, Rupert Gregson-Williams, John Debney, John Powell, Chris Beck, et al.
About the course
“Brass Unwrapped” will be held live via Zoom, which means that participants will be able to interact with the lecturer and other participants directly and via chat. The course will be moderated, you will receive assignments (incl. feedback) and a certificate.
– Most iconic Film Music brass writing
– Before the Film Score
– Extreme Orchestration ( including Extreme Line-Ups!)
The Orchestration Process in Film
– MIDI Composition/Orchestration
– From mock-up to the score
The Scoring Session
– Tips & modern techniques when recording brass
– Idiomatic writing (12 horn unison).
– From more characteristic use to more uncommon use
– Know how to write properly for each instrument &
also their limits.
Instruments to be covered
The Brass Section:
Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba
Euphonium, Wagner tubas,
Piccolo trumpet, Cimbasso
“I’m very happy and grateful these classes are organised, so huge thanks to everybody at HMW making these happen.”
“I’d love to join you in Baden this summer, and will certainly join online if that isn’t viable yet.”
“I really appreciate how much additional time Oscar took well beyond the planned schedule.”
“Thank you Oscar! I really enjoyed the overall review of the Brass Instruments! Some of the knowledge were new to me! :) – I hope this kind of workshop happens more often. Hopefully, much broader audience to from all over the world ! “