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SCL SEMINAR: DECONSTRUCTING BRASS w/Chris Tedesco & The Angel City Brass Quartet
The SCL Presents:
WITH TRUMPETER/MUSIC CONTRACTOR
CHRIS TEDESCO &
THE ANGEL CITY BRASS QUARTET
Join us for a night of Brass exploration and analysis as a quartet of Trumpet, Horn, Trombone and Tuba lead by LA Trumpet veteran of 30 years, Chris Tedesco, demonstrate the unique capabilities of their respective instruments.
The ensemble will also read through three of our composer members' brass quartet pieces in a mock reading/recording session!
***CALL FOR SCORE SUBMISSIONS***
Dust off and spruce up your brass parts! Three workshop pieces will be selected for reading on the night. They can be for any musical genre, e.g: classical, ragtime, jazz, film score, pop, something that utilizes brass quartet. Instrumentation:
Bb Trumpet (doubles on C Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Cornet or Piccolo Trumpet)
French Horn (doubles on Tuben/Wagner Tuba)
Trombone (doubles on Bass Trombone)
Tuba with (doubles on Cimbasso)
All mutes can be used and all brass techniques are encouraged. The pieces should be readable for professional musicians, and playable within the typical orchestration realm of each instrument. The players will read through the pieces a few times, as if in a recording setting, and offer feedback on optimizing efficiency of recording, extended brass techniques, the do's and don'ts of range and other session-oriented tips.
SEND SCORE SUBMISSIONS BY 11:59PM MONDAY, JANUARY 9TH
Please email a PDF score and MP3 mock up to firstname.lastname@example.org
Time limit: 1-2 minutes.
Composers of the three selected pieces will be notified on Tuesday, January 10th and provided with further instructions. PDFs of all scores to be featured in the Seminar will be forwarded to attendees prior to the event.
Any questions regarding submissions should be addressed to the above email.
Chris Tedesco has distinguished himself as one of the top call Trumpet players on the music scene in Los Angeles since 1987. Equally at home performing classical trumpet or jazz, chamber music or orchestral pieces, Chris’s sound has been heard on numerous recordings for Movies, TV shows, TV Commercials, CD recordings, and live dates with some of the biggest names in the industry. He is also very active on the “business end” of music as a musician contractor/project manager for recorded and live work. He is a graduate of the University of Miami in Florida, where he studied trumpet with Gil Johnson, former principal trumpet of the Philadelphia Orchestra under Eugene Ormandy.
Recent credits include TV shows Timeless and Making History, The Quad, the Netflix series Jessica Jones, TV cartoon series All Hail King Julien, Miles from Tomorrow-land, Sheriff Callie's Wild West, Mickey's Roadster Racers. Also Musician Contractor/3rd Trumpet for the Dreamworks movie Need for Speed, solo jazz Trumpet for the theme to Showtime’s Homeland, Christina Aguilera’s movie Burlesque and big band trumpet for Ironman I.
Partial credits include the movie soundtracks to For Your Consideration, Finding Nemo, Best in Show, Batman Begins, The Mexican, Winchell, and Nixon. Television credits include American Idol, The Playboy Club, The Green Lantern cartoon series, Beware the Batman cartoon series, America’s Best Dance Crew, the El Tigre cartoon series, The Latin Grammy’s, The SAG Awards, The Star Trek TV series, The District, Chicago Hope and many more.
Chris is the leader of the Angel City Horns, who've recorded the hit tunes “Don’t Cha Wish” for the Pussy Cat Dolls, and Christina Aguilera’s “Candyman” and “Nasty Naughty Boy”.
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FREE for SCL MEMBERS
$35 for NON-MEMBERS and GUESTS OF MEMBERS
$20 for Non-member college STUDENTS with valid student I.D.
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.