An experienced and highly professional music arranger, orchestrator, copyist and producer offering a wide range of music scoring and production services. Jonathan Preiss trained in classical and jazz guitar at Leeds College of Music, and in classical guitar and composition at Trinity College of Music, London. As copyist for recording sessions Jonathan's credits include "Chronicles of Narnia - Voyage of the Dawn Treader", "Wrath of the Titans", "Puss in Boots" and "Journey 2; The Mysterious Island". Publication work has included transcribing, arranging and typesetting for songbooks such as Sting's "Songs from the Labyrinth" (Wise Music/Music Sales) and specialist guitar arranging and typesetting projects such as Short Classical Guitar Pieces (Camden Music for Chester Music). Jonathan's experience in music preparation, copying, arranging and orchestrating for live performance includes work for major artists including the British Philharmonic Orchestra, Michael Ball, Aled Jones and Katie Melua, and for events including the BBC Proms and Hampton Court Festival. Also a tremendously versatile guitarist and composer, he is equally at home performing music from the classical guitar repertoire, playing Brazilian music, jazz, avant-garde chamber music, musical theatre or baroque concertos. As a performer his live credits include London Philharmonic Orchestra [Lord of the Rings Symphony, Royal Albert Hall 2004], Warehouse Ensemble [Boulez in Birmingham 2008] and Zorro the Musical [Garrick Theatre, London 2008]. Broadcast credits include BBC Radio 2's "Friday Night Is Music Night". Recording credits include "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey", Aled Jones' "The Christmas Album", a duo album "Above the Bellow" with BBC Young Tradition award winner Luke Daniels and two albums with Brazilian group Caratinga.
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Trumpeter/Composer Scott Dickinson is a doctoral candidate in the Studio Music and Jazz Department at The University of Miami's Frost School of Music. He also is the recipient of a Master's Degree in Jazz Composition from DePaul University, and a Bachelor's in Jazz Studies from the University of North Florida. As a performer, Scott has had the opportunity to share the stage with celebrated artists such as Marc Broussard, Michael Feinstein, and Mason Bates. He has also been a finalist in several performance competitions including the National Trumpet Competition, The International Trumpet Guild Competition, and the Chicago Union League Jazz Competition. Some of the many venues Scott has performed at include New York's Smoke, Chicago's Green Mill Cocktail Lounge, as well as jazz festivals in Jacksonville, Chicago, France, The Netherlands, Switzerland, and China. Scott also maintains an active career as a composer and arranger. Scott's pieces have been played by professional ensembles across the country including the Jazz Conceptions Orchestra, Rob Parton's JazzTECH Big Band, as well as Bob Lark's DePaul Alumni Big Band. Scott's arrangements have been performed by such artists as vocalist Annie Sellick, and legendary saxophonist Phil Woods. Scott has also been commissioned to create arrangements for high school all-state bands , church choir and orchestra, and has won two Downbeat awards for big band arrangement. In 2012 he completed a "Chamber Jazz" project featuring a jazz influenced ensemble with a sampling of orchestral instruments complete with strings, woodwinds, french horn, and harp. Scott contributed original compositions to this project as well as arrangements of pieces by artists as varied as Hoagy Carmichael, Radiohead, and even Barry Manilow. In October 2013 Scott received an honorable mention for his submission "Apparatus" for the Doc Severinsen International Composition Contest. The piece is scored for symphony orchestra and solo trumpet with jazz drums/bass. Scott is a University instructor of music theory, arranging, and orchestration.
Composer, orchestrator and arranger. Emotion and communication, backed with technical skills, are the main objectives of his music, in particular for the enhancement of visual projects. He wants to inspire his clients and collaborators, also offering his care and reliability. Winner of the Los Angeles Music Award for the best film music. Silver medal at the Global Music Awards. Nominated four times for the Hollywwod Music in Media Awards and for the Hollywood Music Awards. Has scored the films "Ming", "The Percy Harris Story", "Migration of Beauty", "The Setup", "The Ocean's Lover", "F", "Signs of Life", screening in several festivals worldwide. Has also scored the "DrumStory" live theatre show concept trailer. His music has been licensed to the film "The Signal" and to several TV shows such as "Bad Teacher", "Raising Hope", "Pretty Little Liars", "Dirty Sexy Money", "Caught on Camera", "America's Got Talent", "Let's Make a Deal", to sports shows and commercials. Has worked as an arranger for MTV Italia shows with live music, featuring major italian singers. His clients' experience: “It's everything I wanted from a soundtrack”, “Your music alone seems to tell a story”, “Now everything works better”, “It's incredible how a composer can make the difference”, “The music is absolutely riveting!”, “You managed to tie the scenes together with a delicate and immediate music. Great!”, “You made my film a complete work”. Graduated in composition at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milano, Italy. He relies upon the partnership with different musicians and works with the state-of-the-art equipment. In addition to his job as a composer he also teaches and writes about music. They say of him in the reviews: “An excellent composer”, “Very good dramatic sense”, “Great writing and production”, “The orchestration is skillful and well balanced”, “Talented composer and orchestrator ... with a lot of personality”.
I'm interested in all aspects of music process creation, ranging from creating complete arrangements for songwriters to transcribing classical or popular music to a score. My studies and experiences, both as musician and as sound engineer, led me to develop an excellent ear, a wide knowledge of musical genres and a thorough attention to sound manipulation and design.
I possess a range of abilities and qualifications that are relevant to office, administration, translation and audio production tasks. I’m conscientious and orderly, by nature inquisitive, self-motivated and autodidactic with an eye for detail and a preference for creative and efficient ways of working. I’ll complete tasks thoroughly, meticulously and on time.
Master's degree in Music for Film, TV, and Media. Proficiency in: Film Scoring, Orchestrating and Arranging, Music Composition, Studio Conducting, Music Recording and Production, Sound Design for Video Games. Software: Sibelius, Finale, Digital Performer, Logic, and Pro Tools I compose and orchestrate for full orchestra and small ensembles. I can also arrange jazz, rock, or any style music for vocalists and large groups. I also transcribe music, make piano reductions, and covert MIDI files into sheet music for $45/hour. I can perform, record, mix, and/or produce music for any occasion including weddings, social events, business gatherings, and cocktail parties. I can also edit and/or fix audio recordings.
I am the owner of a music studio where we teach many instruments and have many students. I also provide classical guitar performance services to areas local to Knoxville, TN I teach composition and I compose and arrange instrumental music for many musical genres. I also create renditions of composed music using virtual instruments and software. I use the notation software Sibelius and Finale to engrave music. I have a Bachelor's Degree in classical guitar performance from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and an additional Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. I've built a few Wordpress websites along the way.
In the last three years, I have been providing online service for ESL education to non-native speakers.I have also developed my skill in data entries for Music notation software such as finale and sibelius. I have several years of experience in handling metadata:a database for collection of research field notes about music. I am looking for a work where I can grow, and use my skills for the Company's growth and expansion.
I'm a professional musician with a degree in Music Education. I'm interested in helping individuals achieve their goals in the music world, from beginners to professionals. I'm also an entrepreneur, highly skilled in the area of technology (web design, graphic design) as well as social media marketing.