Hoot/Wisdom Now! YouTube Series:
Glenn Coleman Interview
Our students in the FAU Music Department are so fortunate to have had the opportunity to interview Glenn Coleman, the founder, and owner of Coleman Audio! In the interview, he will be talking about how he started his career and some of the products that he creates BY HAND! You can check out his website(s) and products in the links below: Website: http://www.colemanaudio.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Coleman-Audio-158174620867091/ Sweetwater: https://www.sweetwater.com/store/manufacturer/Coleman_Audio THUMBNAIL FROM: https://tapeop.com/tutorials/88/glenn-coleman-bonus/ (Photographs: Kevin Downs, Archival photos courtesy of Carla Harned)
Interview with Gregory Smith
We got the pleasure to interview Disney composer Gregory Smith. TIME CODES: 00:52: How is the pandemic effecting you? 04:52: What is your creative process when composing and writing songs? 09:05: Did you go to college for music? And can you explain your transition from where you started to where you are now? 13:46: What inspired you to write music for Disney fireworks shows and parades? 18:55: When you are composing or arranging Disney work are you aware of the impact it has on the kids? 21:00: What advice do you have for us as college students? 27:59 How did you approach arranging and combining the music that you did in particular to the soundtrack for Wishes as well as the Christmas version? 30:43 How is your experience when conducting your own music in recording sessions? 39:44 What kind of music did you grow up listening to? 42:19 How do you dive out of your main instrument into writing for other people/instruments AND have you ever gone back to guitar and has any orchestral composition been born out of the guitar itself? 45:44 What is one of your biggest accomplishments? 49:33 What is the best way to promote yourself as a young composer? 52:08 How is the process of working with a copyist and releasing your final product? AND do you register your own music? 55:10 How did you get started with Disney?