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Tasked with mounting a musical theater production at your school? Learn the essential “how-to's” from industry professionals and educators Christopher Sapienza and Vince Leonard, from show selection through musical direction to opening night. Topics include show selection, talent pool, instrumentation, scheduling, rehearsals, budgeting, musical direction, technical needs and more

Instructors: Vince Leonard & Christopher Sapienza

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Producer and composer Vincent A. Leonard, Jr. has had works premiered nationally and internationally. He is published by Arrangers‚Äö Publishing Company and Educational Programs Publications and National Music Works.

He is co-author of: Recording in the Digital World, Finale: An Easy Guide to Music Notation, Sibelius: A Comprehensive Guide to Music Notation and Musical iPad. In 1996, he and fellow producer and engineer Jack Klotz, Jr. formed Invinceable Entertainment, 3 IPS Studio and have released two CDs, Magic Up Our Sleeve and On The Brink of Tomorrow. Compositional credits include the feature film Running On Empty Dreams, theme and episode music for the Captain Courteous radio series, numerous theater pieces, and industrials. Leonard has provided orchestrations for world premier productions of Redwall for Opera Delaware, Elliot and the Magic Bed, Isabell and the Pretty Ugly Spell,and The Little Princess for Upper Darby Summer Stage.
 
Also widely known as a copyist and arranger, he has worked on projects with Peter Nero, the Philly Pops Orchestra, Doc Severinsen, the London Symphony Orchestra, Chuck Mangione, Leslie Burrs, and in musicals by Duke Ellington, Alan Menken, Kurt Weil, and Mitch Leigh. Leonard is a member of NARAS and ASCAP, and is active as a clinician and beta tester for music software for Apple computers
 

 

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Course Information

7556 Your Musical: From Selection to Strike
 
3 graduate credits
Tuition: $960, due in full with registration.
 
ENROLLMENT LIMITED TO 15
ONLINE COURSES
Registration for all online courses closes at 12:00 noon CST on February 1, 2019. All online courses will begin on February 4, 2019 and conclude on May 5, 2019.
 
 

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