“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!

Oscar Senén is member of the Hollywood Music film Scoring Academy and Workshop 2022
Oscar Senen is a composer, orchestrator & conductor specialized in Film, TV & Video Games music. Majoring in Film Scoring & Video Game scoring, he graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA) in May 2013.

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

Additional instruments:
Euphonium, Wagner tubas,
Piccolo trumpet, Cimbasso

Testimonials 2021
“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 ! “

Very happy and satisfied faces from our participants coming from Germany, Austria, China, Spain, USA, South Korea, Ireland, Finland & Singapore at the end of Oscars IHFMW class !

“Great work ! Oscar is a very nice person and it was amazing to attend this event with you.”