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Showing posts from February, 2019

Creativity, Composing, and Confidence, with Sabrina Peña Young - Musical U Podcast

What's the secret to becoming a composer? Today we have the pleasure of speaking with someone we’ve wanted to have on the show since day one, a long-time collaborator at Musical U and at Easy Ear Training before that, Sabrina Peña Young. Sabrina is an award-winning composer who created the first ever original fully-animated opera , Libertaria. We’ve long been in awe of the range and scale of projects Sabrina manages to take on and bring to success, and for the first time we got to sit down with her and actually dig into the question of how she manages to do all that she does. Sabrina is certainly someone who people would be quick to call “talented” or “gifted”, yet we knew from working with her that she had as little belief in the importance of natural talent as we do – so we were utterly curious to know: if it’s not talent, how does she do it all? In this conversation we talk about: - Sabrina’s musical upbringing and how helpful attention to deta

NEW !!! Filmmaker Boot Camp in Western New York Buffalo

Budding filmmakers and professionals alike will work together in this collaborative class to write, film, act in, and edit an original short film written by the class. Learn film production basics in screenwriting, filming, sound and video editing, special fx, makeup fx, and more. Students will each take on a specific role in the short film production that will be filmed during class. The final film will be screened the last day of class.  Sign up today !

Free Concert New Music in Miami

XXII NEW MUSIC MIAMI FESTIVAL: ALUMNI COMPOSERS CONCERT MUSIC TAGS:   CLASSICAL   CONTEMPORARY   MUSIC WEDNESDAY 2/6 MORE INFORMATION : The FIU School of Music celebrates its 22nd year of the New Music Miami ISCM Festival, directed by FIU composer-in-residence Orlando Jacinto Garcia. The festival runs from January 16, 2019 through April 10, 2019 and includes the presentation of music by composers from around the world, many of whom are present to discuss their music for FIU students and audiences. The festival has continued to expand, featuring new music concerts for acoustic and electro-acoustic instrumentations. This festival performance features the music of very own FIU alumni including Federico Bonacossa, Emmanuel Berrido, Sabrina Peña Young, Pablo Chin, and Jorge Grossmann. Join us for a pre-concert discussion of works at 7:00pm, followed by a performance by NODUS En