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Game Scoring at SFCM Takes Flight with Gathering Sky


Students and faculty of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music record the award-winning soundtrack for the video game Gathering Sky which was composed by professor Dren McDonald.

SFCM Introduces New Program in Technology and Applied Composition

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music introduces its new program in Technology and Applied Composition, a unique undergraduate curriculum that integrates rigorous instruction in composition with scoring and sound design for film, games, and new media. The TAC program offers a world-class foundation for a successful career in the diverse and evolving music industry.

Chris Dauray, Brand Manager of sE Electronics and Rupert Neve Designs

Chris Dauray discusses the new recording technology from sE Electronics and Rupert Neve Designs that is available to SFCM students in our state-of-the-art studios.

TAC Visiting Industry Faculty and Artistic Advisor Leslie Ann Jones on Students’ Careers

TAC students can look forward to working with Leslie Ann Jones, an award-winning recording engineer from Skywalker Sound. Listen to her discuss the lives and careers of her various students and colleagues in this interview.

TAC Visiting Industry Faculty and Artistic Advisor Leslie Ann Jones on Her Career

Leslie Ann Jones discusses her career as Director of Music Recording and Scoring for Skywalker Sound.

SFCM Students Perform House of Cards Suite, Composed by Guest Artist Jeff Beal and Arranged by Professor David Conte

Jeff Beal’s score to House of Cards receives the royal treatment from the Amaranth String Quartet. Beal is among the award-winning artists to visit the SFCM Technology and Applied Composition Program.

SFCM Students Perform Austin Wintory's Banner Saga

Music from the indie video game Banner Saga, composed by TAC visiting faculty member Austin Wintory and arranged by David Peacock, was performed by SFCM’s Amaranth Quartet at the Game On! game scoring mini-conference hosted by the Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.).