In a post-USA dystopia teen Libertaria escapes from genetics factory & teams up with her addict father to lead a children's cyborg army against evil reverse-aging geneticists in this epic animated opera by award-winning composer Sabrina Pena Young. World's first animated comic book opera.
Testing out a new animation platform for an upcoming project. Thought I would share! :) Using an online app that has moving animation, then using screen capture and Final Cut to do the final mix. Will be incorporating virtual dancers for an upcoming virtual ballet.
A FUTURIST MUSIC ANTHOLOGY: The Electroacoustic Mind of Sabrina Peña Young 2001-2014 Filtered through the lens of science fiction and fantasy, the electroacoustic works of Sabrina Peña Young explore the sonic outer dimensions of sound in a surreal world constantly balancing between reality and future dimensions of thought and music and the mind.
Music Secrets: How to Write an Opera, Part 2 After the incredibly positive feedback that I had from Music Secrets: How to Write an Opera, Part 1, I thought I would talk a little bit about the composition angle of writing, at least how I do it in regards to vocal music. Here's a quick primer for anyone learning some of the basics of writing vocal music for opera, musicals, classical music, etc.
1. The Sketch I have had several great teachers in my life - Dr. Clare Shore, Hilton Jones, Dr. Kristine Burns, Paul Reller, Dr. Frederick Kaufman, Dr. Orlando Garcia, Chuck Owen, etc. My composition prof (and USF SYCOM guru) Paul Reller helped me develop the composition technique that I have had for years.