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Film Score Summer Program

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RTVE Orchestral Recording

VALENCIA · MADRID · SPAIN

3-12 July 2021

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The GEMS Film Scoring Summer Program, now in its 5th year, has rapidly become the leading number 1 film scoring summer program that puts you and your music right in the heart of Hollywood, through world class professional teachers covering composition for film and game, orchestration, concluding with an orchestral recording of your original composition and an opportunity to take you and your music to Hollywood. Register now

HOST CITY

WELCOME TO VALENCIA

Welcome to Valencia, host city for the 2020 GEMS Summer Program

 situated on the shores of the Mediterranean, home of

Paella, award winning arts

and culture festivals

where medieval

UNESCO heritage

meets modern

architecture

on the beech

Valencia

rocks!

CHRISTOPHER YOUNG

FILM

GARRY SCHYMAN

GAME

PETE ANTHONY

ORCH

REC

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DAY 1

ORCHESTRATION
Tutor: Pete Anthony
10:00-13:30

Lunch with a Tutor


Guest Speaker
16:00-20:00

DAY 6

COMPOSITION
Tutor: Dr. Juanjo Molina
Assistant: Dr. F. Menini
10:00-13:30
Lunch with a Tutor
COMPOSITION
Tutor: Dr. Juanjo Molina
Assistant: Dr. F. Menini
15:30-18:30

DAY 2

ORCHESTRATION
Tutor: Pete Anthony
10:00-13:30

Lunch with a Tutor

Guest Speaker
16:00-20:00

 

DAY 7

COMPOSITION
Tutor: Dr. Juanjo Molina
Assistant: Dr. F. Menini
10:00-13:30
Lunch with a Tutor
COMPOSITION
Tutor: Dr. Juanjo Molina
Assistant: Dr. F. Menini
15:30-18:30

DAY 3

ORCHESTRATION
Tutor: Pete Anthony
10:00-13:30

Lunch with a Tutor

Guest Speaker
16:00-20:00

DAY 8

BOOTCAMP
Tutor: Dr. Juanjo Molina
Assistant: Dr. F. Menini
10:00-13:30

Lunch with a Tutor
 
BOOTCAMP part 2
15:30-18:00

DAY 4

ORCHESTRATION
Tutor: Pete Anthony
10:00-13:30

Lunch with a Tutor


Guest Speaker
16:00-20:00

DAY 9

SCORE PREPERATION
Tutor: Dr. Juanjo Molino
Tutor: Dr. Francesco
12:00: 20:00


 

DAY 5

COMPOSITION
Tutor: Dr. Juanjo Molina
Assistant: Dr. F. Menini
10:00-13:30
Lunch with a Tutor
COMPOSITION
Tutor: Dr. Juanjo Molina
Assistant: Dr. F. Menini
15:30-18:30

DAY 10

RTVE ORCHESTRAL
RECORDING

Conductor: Dr. J. Molina
Manager: Dr. F. Menini

Teatro Monumental
Madrid
Spain
Recording starts 10 am

THE SUMMER PROGRAM EXPERIENCE

MEET OUR HOLLYWOOD TUTORS & MENTOR

FILM SCORING

Christopher Young has been teaching on the GEMS Program since we began. Assignments include melody writing, composition and rescoring a main title

GAME SCORING

BAFTA Award winning Garry Schyman has been a Program Instructor since GEMS started. His program includes writing for action, aleatoric music and working in game

ORCHESTRATION

Pete Anthony returns for his 2nd year teaching on the GEMS Program. His program includes a score review of your main title composition before your orchestral recording

EVENTS

LUNCH WITH THE MAESTRO

Each day, a few participants join Christopher Young and other tutors for lunch to meet informally, socialise and share a bit about themselves over a dish of paella 

THE RECORDING

A 40 piece orchestral recording of your main title composition or another of your compositions will be recorded by a professional studio orchestra. Conducting your own score is optional

ONE-ON-ONE

An amazing opportunity to sit down with the award winning Hollywood Christopher Young to discuss you, your music and if you are you ready to work in Hollywood

EXPERIENCES

FLAMENCO NIGHT

Concluding the Film Scoring summer program is our annual trip to a dynamic and breathtaking Flamenco show

THE LOS ANGELES EXPERIENCE

Each year several participants from the full GEMS program get invited to visit and stay with Christopher Young in Los Angeles

THE HOLLYWOOD EXPERIENCE

One month in Los Angeles at a beautifully furnished shared home, with fellow composers, writers, actors, directors and artists

 

Three magnificent Award winning Hollywood composers 

will be teaching their

amazing individual

programs this

summer

MEET YOUR NEXT TUTORS

WOODWIND

2 Flutes

2 Oboes

2 Clarinets

2 Bassoon

(full details in faq 23)

BRASS

8 French Horn

2 Trumpets

3 Trombones 1Bass Tbn

1 Tuba

(full details in faq 23)

STRINGS

12 First violins

10 Second violins

8 Violas

6 Celli

2 Double Bass

PERCUSSION

1 Timpani

2 Percussion

HARP

THE 40 PIECE ORCHESTRA

FLAMENCO NIGHT

Welcome to Flamenco night.

Each year we celebrate the

end of the program by

heading out to an

amazing Spanish

Flamenco show.

Fantastico!

HOLLYWOOD

HOLLYWOOD COMPOSERS RESIDENCY

Hollywood Composers Residency

 is a unique opportunity for you to

live in Los Angeles, for one

month, meet with members

of your community and

industry professionals

that will help to

develop your

composer career