ITALY - 3 TIME ATTENDEE
“Nigel this is a fantastic program and you are awesome organiser. This program really changed my life. The whole package, recording with an awesome orchestra, great classes, industry friends, networking, great composers from all over the world is something special.”
2 TIME ATTENDEE
"Absolutely super, I am so glad I did it. Before I came, I wasn't sure I was suited to the program, but the program was absolutely perfect for me, I go a lot out of it, and delighted I did it"
"Had a wonderful time at this course - it was great fun as well as a great learning experience! The tutors were amazing, and everything was well organised. 5 stars, 10/10, A+. Definitely would recommend it."
"For me, this has been one of the best experiences ever!!!"
GEMS is valuable for experienced & aspiring composers delivered by Hollywood A-listers. Extremely valuable talks about music business, career development and 1:1 interview with Chris. Thanks to excellent organizational skills of
“When I presented my score to Christopher in the morning class and he started to click his fingers, enjoying the music, my music, I was so happy and proud.“
"GEMS brought together a bright, enthusiastic group of young composers for my first virtual classroom visit to Spain. Online teaching can be a hit or miss, but the presentation was so well-organized & glitch-free that we were able to speak in the universal language of music."
“I was in the Garry Schyman Videogame Scoring Masterclass and it was exciting and educational, as well as meet great artists who share your passion for music. Excellent work!“
"Thank you Nigel"
"A fantastic opportunity to meet and develop strong and lasting friendships. I enjoyed every single minute of it and after its over, I felt an enormous boost of creativity. I recommend it to anyone interested in film scoring. Don't hesitate, just sign up for the next edition:)"
2 TIME ATTENDEE
“Anyone interested in composing for film, TV game at what ever level, it's brilliant. Thank you Nigel for organising this and running it so well, and bringing such talented people to tutor and creating a happy happy atmosphere."
"Hello! It was for me an incredible and amazing experience I will never forget. I met with nice people! Also to mention how Nigel and especially Maestro Christopher Young were really kind with me as I don't come from the music industry. So carry on with new projects and ideas !. Congratulations to GEMS program!"
"Thank you! And thank you for everything, it was fantastic!"
"This is a top class course! The people are the best one could ask for and I loved every minute of my time on the Christopher Young Film Scoring Week!!! A-mazing :) Friends for life after it!!"
"Do it! I’d say go for it! It's just fantastic! I was a little nervous that I was not experienced enough to join, but I had a blast, it was fantastic!"
Best courses in Europe. Brilliant tutors, run by a great team, impressively well organised and filled with sweet, kind & very helpful people. I've had the best time of my life & lived some of my wildest dreams thanks to them. Believe me, you don't wanna miss this! 😉GEMS MUSIC ROCKS!!! 🤘😎🖤🎶!"
"This program was all I could've wished for. A great learning experience with Garry Schyman, followed by an amazing concert with some of my favourite pieces of modern game music. 100% recommended."
"Nigel, amazing! The week was fantastic, intense and hugely enjoyable. Chris is a wonderful person, great fun and an excellent mentor. I'd highly recommend the GEMS program. A great week well spent and with a lovely group of talented fellow students."
"Grazie Nigel, Fantastico"
SPAIN - 2 TIME ATTENDEE
"Excellent program with opportunity composers interested to meet and learn from top industry professional people and recording experience with a real live orchestra. A great way to stay in touch with composers to create and expand your network. 5 star program"
PERU - 2 TIME ATTENDEE
"My experience was way better than I expected, it provided me more than I wanted, more than I could imagine, it was 100 times more useful and important than I ever imagined, learning from these top professionals was incredible, there is no way to put a price on that."
"It has been amazing, I didn't expect it to be as good as it has been. I have learnt so much, the teachers are amazing, and got to met the most amazing composers, I am really happy I am, here."
"Maravilloso curso, inigualable trato personal. Ha sido un sueño para mi, me ha hecho infinitamente feliz, recomiendo sin duda. Maestros tan especiales y con una forma de enseñar totalmente diferente, abierta, sin límites. Ha sido un honor haber asistido. Gracias, con todo mi corazón"
"Don't think about it, dive in and enjoy the program. You are meeting people from other countries, great people and great composers, so it's really wonderful."
“An absolutely great week! Thank you very much for inviting me. I am thrilled to be your launching professor, your visiting Hollywood Dude. What I love and why I’m suggesting composers look into GEMS, is no better path than to record your music at the end of the program, whilst making serious friendships with likeminded people."
"I absolutely recommend the Gems program. An outstanding program, second to none will provide a wealth of information and inspiration for many years to come. I was truly privileged to meet the tutors and composers and work with them during GEMS program."