Film Music Institute online courses offer state-of-the-art knowledge and techniques taught by top industry pros, delivered at your own speed, when and where it is most convenient for you. Currently we have the following courses available, with more courses being added periodically - click on a course title below for complete course and enrollment information:
This new 2-part online course is an expanded version of the industry's most popular and longest running orchestration course taught by Scott Smalley for over 16 years.
The course features an intensive look at the specific orchestration techniques of master film composers including Jerry Goldsmith, Danny Elfman, Basil Poledouris, Alan Silvestri, David Newman and others will show you how these master composers achieve the richest, strongest and most effective sound from live orchestras. Through the use of audio examples and detailed scores and sketches from top films that course participants download and refer to during the 39 lessons comprising the course, Scott Smalley explains and demonstrates specific orchestration techniques and shows you how and why they work.