Ravel Orchestral Study Group To Meet June 25

Film Music Magazine • June 18, 2010

The Ravel Orchestral Study Group Los Angeles will hold an open study session on June 25th from 10:00 AM to noon followed by lunch. The session is open to anyone and has no requirements. The study is led and organized by score composer Ron Jones.

The group will be studying the exciting third part of Maurice Ravel’s masterwork Daphnis and Chloe Suite #1. This will be an in-depth examination of Ravel’s art and the technique of his orchestrations and music. This month’s session will include a special performance by an instrumentalist giving insight into how to get the most out of your composing and orchestration your instrument.

Ron Jones brings his professional knowledge and experience to create and present an innovative look into this work. No homework is required, but there are detailed notes and a course of study that one can download and work on at home. It is intended for professional composers and orchestrators, but will be accessible to students, musicians and those interested in learning more about Ravel and this work. This is part of a continuing series.

To get on the e-mail list for course info, please e-mail Ron Jones at ron@ronjonesproductions.com. The notes for the study are available to anyone, so those who are not in Los Angeles can join in the study. Follow this link to download the notes: www.ronjonesproductions.com/ravel

Cost: $25, which includes a lunch of various pizzas, pasta, salads and beverages (tax and gratuity included)

Location: Upstairs at Vitello’s Restaurant, 4349 Tujunga Ave., Studio City, CA 91604

For Reservations: Call Vitello’s at 818-769-0905 or April Williams at 818-632-4868

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