Award winning musical writer Jesse Lucas to give masterclass on the art of music writing


TOP notch composer Jesse Lucas will give a masterclass on the art of writing music for Film/TV at the end of this month.

Jesse, an award-winning and prolific composer who has written music for film, television, theater and ballet at the end of the month, have won awards from different award-giving bodies. In 2010, he was elevated to the FAMAS Hall of Fame for Best Music Scorer. He won the Best Music at the 2005 Screamfest International Film Festival in Los Angeles for the film Sigaw, 2005.

Jesse’s music for films have also reaped awards such as Gawad Urian, Best Music Score for Babae sa Breakwater, 2004; four Young Critics Circle Awards for Best Sound and Aural Orchestration in Phone Sex, 2000, Sugatang Puso, 2001, Minsan May Isang Puso, 2002, and Anghel sa Lupa, 2004; Star Awards for Best Music Score for Filipinas, 2004; five Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) Awards for Best Music Score for 9 Mornings, 2003, Filipinas, 2004, Mano Po 3, 2005, A Love Story, 2008, and Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo, 2007; Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) Award for Best Original Song for Babae, 1997; MMFF Best Music Score for Luksong Tinik, 1999; and Gawad Tanglaw for Batanes, 2008.

He has made scores for some noted TV “teleserye” series such as Maging Sino Ka Man, 2006 and 2008; Kahit Isang Saglit 2008; Lovers In Paris, 2009; Magkaribal, 2010; Princess And I, 2012 and Bridges of Love, 2015. His most recent TV work is the top-rating Magpahanggang Wakas and for film – the box-office hit The Unmarried Wife while his work in the theatrical play Happiness is a Pearl won the 2016 ALIW AWARDS Best Musical Director.

Topics to be discussed during the masterclass include:

  • Mindset for composing music for Film/TV
  • Walk-through the creative process of composing music from pre-production to post-production
  • Guidelines in composing effective music for the different FILM/TV genres
  • FILM vs TV scoring
  • Dealing with Directors
  • How to handle tight deadlines
  • Cultural sensibility applied to musical choices

Date: January 29, 2017

Time: 1- 4pm

Venue: 1701 Little Rooms Upstairs, Landsdale Tower, 86 Mother Ignacia St. QC

Cost: FREE

The class, which It is designed for music students/musicians who is interested in pursuing a career in FILM/TV scoring, is strictly limited to only 20 participants. Ideally, the participants must know participants. some basics of:

  1. MIDI/DAW/Virtual Instruments
  2. Music Theory and Harmony
  3. Arranging and Orchestrating Music (MIDI/Live Instruments)

To register online, visit FB page The Music of Jesse Lucas for the registration link or call/txt Kim 09759193179 for further details.

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