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SCL in NY Seminar: Who You Gonna Call? The Tech Experts

The SCL Presents:


(SCL NY Steering Committee Member)


Thursday, March 5th, 2015
6:30PM to 8:00PM
Sam Ash Music
333 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001

We've all been there. You get an important job with a brutal deadline and suddenly your rig is not performing up to its capabilities. Who you gonna call? And better yet, how can you be better prepared?

Join tech experts Thor Jonsson and Andrea Pejrolo for an informative discussion and demonstration on the most current software and hardware for professional music creation, along with the tools, tips and tricks for understanding your technology and maximizing your workflow. The panel will also discuss portable rigs and the tools and techniques for multitrack recording, mixing and production using only an iPad.

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The Society of Composers and Lyricists Seminar: WHO YOU GONNA CALL? THE TECH EXPERTS - Thor Jonsson Thor Jonsson  ( is a New York based composer and a music technology consultant. He has composed music for TV commercials including: McDonald, Toyota, CVS, Bank of America, Dunkin Donuts, as well as the recent documentary “American Made Movie”. His music was also recently featured in the Oliver Stone movie “Savages”. On the technology side Thor specializes in Logic Pro and has consulted for hundreds of clients including: Roger Waters, America Online, Teddy Reilly, Jack DeJohnette, Kool and the Gang and Randy Brecker.

Thor has degree in Electrical Engineering and a Diploma in Music Production from Berklee College of Music.
The Society of Composers and Lyricists Seminar: WHO YOU GONNA CALL? THE TECH EXPERTS - Andrea Pejrolo Andrea Pejrolo  ( is the Assistant Chair of the Contemporary Writing and Production department at Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Andrea is a composer, producer, music technology expert, audio engineer, and bassist. He is the author of "Creative Sequencing Techniques for Music Production" (1st edition 2005, and 2nd edition 2011) and "Acoustic and MIDI Orchestration for the Contemporary Composer" (2007) and has written several articles for music magazines, including Sound On Sound, MacWorld, Bass World Magazine, Muralann and Boheme Press (Canada), Computer Music Studio Magazine, and Il Capitello Publisher (Italy).

Andrea has extensive and active professional experience as a sound designer, audio engineer/producer, MIDI programmer and composer for film, TV, theater and multimedia. Some of his recent collaborations and projects include Lou Salloum and Jamie Helou (Beirut), Traits de Marque in Paris, iAcoustica Studio drum library, iDrum Rock Edition for iPhone/iPad in collaboration with Izotope, arrangements and recording with the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, Don Sebesky, ABC, CBS, Cy Coleman, Burning Petals Music Production (U.K.), the Broadway Show "Swing" (St. James Theater, NY), and the Grand Canyon Music Festival.

Andrea is an active presenter and lecturer for prestigious conferences such as AES and MacWorld. Currently he is working on a new publication for Oxford University Press about sound design and production techniques.

Some of his latest "inventions" as music technologist and programmer can be sen on Vimeo at and

Andrea holds a Ph.D. in jazz composition/performance from New York University, a Master in Composition for Film, TV, Theater and Multimedia from the University of Bristol (U.K.) and a Music Diploma in Jazz Performance from Manhattan School of Music in New York City.

Follow Andrea's work via Twitter @apejrolo_music.

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$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 65-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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