HOOT/WISDOM NOW! YOUTUBE SERIES:
Hoot/Wisdom Now! Ep. 1: Pilot
Hoot Wisdom Now! Ep. 2: Covers, Mics, & Disney
Hoot Wisdom Now! Ep 3: Can You Write a Song Over Zoom?
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?
Interview with Alejandro Rodríguez - FSU Composition Major
Songs From My Elijah (Studio Cast Soundtrack) EP - Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/album/songs-from-my-elijah-studio-cast-soundtrack-ep/1487836488 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/0hWT8OM8EbQblysxeEPnsp?si=PuXtEvg8RyuXM8bA5auXiA
Tim Heintz Interview
Some of our students did an interview with Tim Heintz, a composer, producer, and keyboardist. He worked on Disney's Happily Ever After fireworks and projection show, alongside other Disney favorites. Here are some links to his work: Happily Ever After Fireworks, Magic Kingdom: https://youtu.be/3DKJT60Jueo Happily Ever After Nighttime Spectacular, Behind The Scenes: https://youtu.be/Qtk_Waj9MM0 Jordan Fisher and Angie Keilhauer on Recording 'Happily Ever After: https://youtu.be/gzVag7rmQ6U H'appily Ever After' Score Recording Session: https://youtu.be/CAjDJdhtK6w NEW Wonderful World of Animation Projection Show | Hollywood Studios https://youtu.be/egyCAhEPFz8 Disney's Eureka! A California Parade (Extended Mix) https://youtu.be/sqHQzsXCQWM Jungle Book Jive - Full https://youtu.be/a-zoBd-T-O8