Coasta Dafnis and Jim (“Sky”) Schuyler, with Shawne Workman, discuss experiences scoring recent films,
and will demonstrate how music can significantly alter the viewer's experience. This event is for anyone curious
about film scoring, including film producers interested in a deeper view of how the process can work.
Read more and view the event video... (or view on YouTube)
“Sound and Image” featured
instrumental music by working composers
combining sonic textures, live musicians, dancers and visuals.
Music by SFCM alumni Costas Dafnis, Kyle Randall, Daria Novo, Daniel De Togni, and “Sky.”
Choreography by Khala Brannigan.
The concert was on Saturday, October 13, 2018, 8pm at SFCM (50 Oak Street, San Francisco).
Admission is always free (or you may add $20 per ticket to support the musicians).
“TAC* Behind the Scenes”: June 2, 2018 8:00pm at San Francisco
Conservatory of Music. A look at writing music for dance, film and
virtual reality. You'll see how a choreographer works with dancers
to develop a short work; excerpts from films we've scored, and how
the process works; and you'll see and hear how music is created for
Virtual Reality [VR] games. Admission is free.
*TAC means Technology and Applied Composition at
“Sky” (Jim Schuyler)
Daniel De Togni
Niko Korolog Choreography by
The Sky Hi Award supports the collaborative creation of new
music for kinetic works and visual arts. This includes dance,
multimedia, performance art, interactive performance, film, video
virtual reality and animation. This award is intended to support
both the creation of the music and the collaborative process with
Projects that utilize digital software workspaces or tools are
Applicants must include a letter of support from their
collaborator, two representative work samples from within the last
five years (in audio or video form), a one-page project proposal,
and a project budget.
Music makes a difference. And we support writing music. In many
The project provides direct support for collaborative creation of
music by emerging composers, including its staging, filming, video,
live performance and recording. Admission to public events funded by
the project is always free.
Funds you give here are used directly to pay musicians, dancers,
choreographers, composers, venue, and the stage and tech experts for
the public performances. The program is sponsored and administered
by skyHi Digital, which fills the gap between what we raise and what
we spend on these performances. (Your donation goes directly to
those we support, and is not tax-deductible.)