MasterClass: Orchestration

11/08 – 12/08 2021

10:00am – 05:00pm

Sarah Lutz

This MasterClass is aimed at sound designers, sound engineers, musicians, composers, directors and producers.

Content of the two day MasterClass:

Day ONE:

  • What is Orchestration? When and why do you need an Orchestrator?
  • The Orchestrator’s Toolbox Part 1: Software
  • The Orchestrator’s Toolbox Part 2: How to Prepare MIDI
  • How to Choose Line-Up, Orchestra/Ensemble, Recording Stage and Engineer
  • Homework

Day TWO:

  • The Orchestrator’s Toolbox Part 3: Orchestration Techniques
  • How to Prepare the Orchestral Recording
  • Examples of Film and Video Game Orchestrations
  • Q&A

Tution Fee: 800 € (inkl. 19 % MwSt.) or
Flatrate: 1.600 € (inkl. 19% MwST.)
for any of master classes, workshops, MSH Conference and special events
Discount for students, trainees, interns: 20% (certificate required)
Working Language: english
Lcoation: TONALi, Kleiner Kielort 8, 20144 Hamburg

We guarantee:
In case of unforeseeable events in connection with the Corona pandemic, which make participation or
a trip to / stay in Hamburg impossible, we will of course refund the fees already paid.

Sarah Lutz is a Swiss orchestrator, composer and sound designer. She holds a BA degree in Musicology from the Leopold Franzens University in Innsbruck/Austria. After graduating with honors, she received the Richard and Emmy Bahr Scholarship, which allowed her to study intensively with LA-based orchestrator and composer Tim Davies. In 2016, she graduated from Chichester University with an MA in Orchestration for Film, Television and Video Games. In 2016, she was selected to be part of the first LAFCI’s conducting class with David Newman and Angel Velez. Sarah works primarily as an orchestrator for various composers in film, television, and video games. In 2016, she founded Dadora Music, an orchestration and music prep company for film, TV and video game productions. Numerous orchestrations followed, including for Tim Burton`s Miss Peregrine`s Home for Peculiar Children (2016), the Netflix miniseries Godless (2017), the Spider-Man videogame for PS4 (2018), and the hr-2 Kultur Christmas radio drama production Mansfield Park (2020). Since January 2018, she is project collaborator (prae doc) in the DACH research project Towards a Theory of Musical Writing: Iconic, performative, operative and material aspects of musical notation(s).