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Video Game Orchestra se apresenta no BPC!

Vinicius Sa
Vinícius Cavalieri de Sá Coutinho, born in São Paulo on March 8, 1992, is a Brazilian guitarist and composer who is majoring in Film Scoring. Vinicius works as the Online International Ambassador for Portuguese language since January, 2014.
No dia 2 de Outubro (amanhã), Video Game Orchestra se apresenta no Berklee Performance
Center. VGO mistura rock e música orquestral para fazer arranjos contemporâneos de músicas
clássicas de vários videogames. Dependendo do tamanho do local e do evento, o grupo pode se
apresentar com grande orquestra e coro ou apenas com a formação clássica de rock. A
orquestra consiste dos músicos premiados regionais e internacionais de mais de 20 países.

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Modern Technology, Ancient Sounds

Berklee Intern and performance major Jon Hawkins tells Berklee Blogs what he’s taken away from reconstructing ancient music at Public VR, a Non-Profit organization dedicated to using Virtual Reality in education and research.

My name is Jon Hawkins.  This summer I began an internship with PublicVR working sound design and composition on their virtual Pompeii project.  While working in collaboration with Jeffrey Jacobson (PublicVR),  John Franklin, and the PublicVR staff, I had the opportunity to present and further my compositional and production skills, while working with various programmers, sound designers, and historical/classics experts. Duties included assembling and implementing the soundscape for PublicVR’s virtual models.  The Pompeii soundscape is composed of ambient sounds, music I composed with simulated ancient Roman musical instruments, and a selection of Greco-Roman inspired pieces by John Franklin.

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