2022-01-20 – 19:00 h

The American Society of Music Arrangers & Composers (ASMAC) presents this Saturday an online conference entitled “Arranging West Side Story (2021)” with composer David Newman and sound engineer Shawn Murphy, moderated by composer Dan Redfeld.


Composer & conductor David Newman will discuss arranging Steven Spielberg’s WEST SIDE STORY with in-depth analysis by Newman and moderator Dan Redfeld plus insights from score mixer Shawn Murphy. Topics include the original orchestration vs. the new film version, enhancing the original score, collaborating and interacting with Steven Sondheim, the process of recording and realizing the new score, fugue and countersubject from Cool, Newman’s new arrangement of Somewhere, and the approval process.


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