Music and Technology in the 21st Century: Why use music in films?

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Session will begin with a livestream on the Hopkins at Home page beginning at 5:30 PM EDT. Immediately following, there will be a hosted live discussion via Zoom for 20 participants which will last approximately 30 minutes. 

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Course Description

Music and Technology in the 21st Century: Why use music in films? 


This is a detailed explanation of the history and conventions of musical scoring for films and TV, with a look into the future of interactive music for games and VR.

Course Instructor


TDolbyIn fall 2014, Thomas Dolby was named Homewood Professor of the Arts at Johns Hopkins University. He is currently the head of the Peabody Conservatory’s Music for New Media program, which launched in the fall semester of 2018. He has recently released his first book, The Speed Of Sound, on Macmillan/Flatiron.

 Event Date
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Start Time: 5:30pm

 Contact
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