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SCL NY Reception with SCL President Ashley Irwin

The SCL in NY Presents:
Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
5:30PM to 7:30PM
Join your fellow SCL New York members for a social gathering and 'town hall' with SCL president Ashley Irwin. Ashley will give a brief presentation on some of the current trends and challenges for music creators in the media music industry, and will open a discussion on the continued objectives and activities of the SCL.

Don't miss this opportunity to share your own thoughts and concerns, and have any questions answered.

Refreshments will be served.
The Society of Composers and Lyricists Seminar: SCL NY presents: A Reception with SCL President Ashley Irwin - Ashley Irwin Ashley Irwin  Emmy® award-winner, ASHLEY IRWIN, has scored over 30 feature films, 300 hours of television and over 3,000 commercials. He relocated from his native Australia to the U.S.A. in 1990 after a successful career in theatre, records, advertising and television.

He began his endless quest to understand the complexities of music licensing and associated contracts, as the in-house producer and A&R manager for an independent record label in Sydney, started his first publishing company in 1989 and currently maintains publishing entities at ASCAP, BMI and APRA.

In 1992 he received his first Emmy® for his work on the 64th Academy Awards after 3 prior nominations.

In 1998 he was awarded Best Feature Film Score by the Australian Guild of Screen Composers for his score to the restored silent classic The White Hell of Piz Palü and the following year commissioned by the British Film Archives to write a new score to Alfred Hitchcock’s silent classic The Lodger, in honor of the great director’s 100th anniversary. Both these films continue to be performed in film-live concerts throughout the world.

In 2006, Ashley received a G.A.N.G. award for EA’s The Godfather video game.

Well-known for his collaborations with Oscar® winners Clint Eastwood and Bill Conti, Ashley has arranged and composed music for 19 Academy Awards shows (including the most recent), several Emmys and Grammys, as well a slew of other TV variety shows. He was Musical Director for the inaugural S.A.G. Awards and for the American Giving Awards, both for NBC.

Most recently, he recreated the songs of Peter Allen for the mini-series Peter Allen: Not the Boy Next Door and was nominated for an AACTA award.

He is an official APRA Ambassador and has been president of the Society of Composers & Lyricists for the past 4 years.


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This is a members-only event 


THE SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS & LYRICISTS (SCL)  is the non-profit premier organization for professional film, television, video game, and musical theater composers and lyricists, and those working in our industry such as orchestrators, arrangers, music supervisors, music agents, music attorneys, music editors, copyists, recording engineers, and related jobs, with a distinguished 70-year history in the fine art of creating music for visual media. Current SCL Members include the top creative professionals whose experience and expertise is focused on many of the creative, technological, legal, newsworthy and pressing issues of the film music, television music, game music, and musical theatre industry today.

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