MEET YOUR ORCHESTRA

 

Mad4Strings Orchestra is one of Spains best professional film scoring, studio recording orchestras.

They have recorded work with award winning composers  Feredico Jusid (Loving Pablo), Victor Reyes (Newcomer), Zacarías de la Riva (Pet), Sergio Moure (Lobos Sucios), Cesar Benito (La sonata del Silencio)

Mad4Strings Orchestra recently performed 2 sold out  “John Williams Homage" concerts, at Teatro Real, Madrid, conducted by Film Composer Lucas Vidal, (Fast & Furious 6)

YOUR 50 PIECE ORCHESTRA INSTRUMENTAL PLAN

Strings: 10/8/6/4/2

(10 first Violins, 8 second Violins, 6 Violas, 4 Celli, 2 Double Bassi

WW ́s: 2/1/2/1
(2 flute doubling piccolo, 1 Oboe muting to English Horn, 2 Clarinet Doubling Bass Clarinet, 1 Bassoon Not doubling ContraBassoon)

Brass: 4/2/3/1
(2 Trumpets in Bb, 4 French Horns, 3 Tenor Trombones 1 mutes to Bass trombone and 1 Tuba)

1 Timpanist (3 timpani)
2 Percussionists (Gran Cassa, Cymbals, Snares and Marimba) 1 Harp

CONDUCT YOUR ORCHESTRA
Participants can choose to conduct their own composition or use our faculty conductor.
Conducting can be in free time or to click.
Watch students conducting their compositions here
ORCHESTRATION
A strong, comprehensive, 50 piece orchestra provides participants with great compositional depth and dynamic colour upon which to create their main title composition. What will you write?
Listen to students compositions here
BUILD YOUR PORTFOLIO
Participants on The GEMS 2018 Christopher Young Film Scoring Program will have a unique opportunity to create a fantastic portfolio reel with a professional recording, guided and supported by faculty, engineers, producers and musicians.
 
YOUR RECORDING
Your composition will be recorded at The Auditorio de Conservatorio de Getafe. Getafe has recorded many award winning film composers, conductors and producers. Lucas Vidal - Fast & Furious 6. Victor Reyes - The Night Manager & Buried. Federico Jusid - Loving Pablo.  Zacarías de la Riva - Pet & Tadeo Jones Adventures. Sergio Moure - Lobos Sucios. Cesar Benito - La sonata del Silencio.
Listen to students recordings here
JOSÉ VINADER PRODUCER
GOYA winner, José Vinader, supporting, sharing and working with our GEMS students. Legendary Spanish film music producer, José Vinader has worked on nearly 300 films, with composers such as Alberto Iglesias, for movies such as Captain Alatriste (Viggo Mortensen) & Automata (Antonio Banderas).
VIDEO YOUR ORCHESTRAL RECORDING
All participants who attend the full program, or just the 50 piece Orchestral Recording, will receive a multiple camera  HD recording, of their main title orchestral composition, or their own composition, included in the tuition fee. An amazing addition to your portfolio. Check them out!
Watch student main titles being recorded here