The Art of Music Preparation

LA 12 PM  NY 3 PM  UK 8 PM 

The Art of Music Preparation  (#4)


Ross DeRoche

Liz Finch

Ron Goldstein - Moderator

Caryn Rasmussen


The Art of Music Preparation

“Making it Happen Behind The Scenes”

    • The Art and History
    • Extractor vs. Copyist
    • “Pipeline” from composer to player
    • Sessions, Concerts and Touring Shows
    • Socially Distanced Sessions
    • Notation Software
    • Optimal Orchestration


Industry veterans Caryn Rasmussen, Liz Finch, Ross DeRoche and moderator Ron Goldstein discuss the best practices for creating clean scores and instrumental parts to ensure the best possible performance from musicians. Find out how the art of music preparation has evolved over the years with the transition from hand to computer copying. Good music preparation starts with good orchestration; Various practices for different venues such as sessions, concerts, and touring shows; Today’s challenges with socially distanced sessions; Comparison of various notation software.



Event Date Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:00 pm
Registration Start Date Wednesday, July 15, 2020 12:00 pm
Cut off date Saturday, July 25, 2020 10:00 am
Individual Price FREE
Location Online
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