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Bruce Broughton To Speak At UCLA Film Scoring Dialogues On March 24

Bruce Broughton will present a five-hour seminar for UCLA Extension as part of the university’s Film Scoring Dialogues on March 24. The five-hour seminar will be from 12-5 PM at 121 Dodd Hall on the UCLA campus. The fee is $95, and advance enrollment is required. There will be no enrollment at the door.

From the UCLA course description: “In this seminar, acclaimed composer Bruce Broughton explores and analyzes aesthetic issues in composing to picture, drawing on his experience scoring dozens of feature films and television shows. The composer details a range of processes, from presenting compositional sketches to supervising orchestral scoring sessions. Illustrating his lecture with film and audio clips from his own diverse work, Mr. Broughton presents such topics as developing dramatic themes, the psychological effect of harmony and texture, choosing evocative instrumentation, period emulation, and the art of spotting and collaborating with directors and producers.