In this episode, Richard talks to Adele Etheridge Woodson, a classically trained violinist, arranger, and composer.

Adele Etheridge Woodson is a classically trained film and visual media composer. As a film composer, her strengths lie in her versatility and her creativity in fusing music genres. Most recently, Adele scored Pant Hoot, a documentary short featuring Dr. Jane Goodall, for which she was nominated for Best Original Score at the International Sound and Film Music Festival 2020.

In this episode, Adele shares:

  • Her life as an orchestral musician and as a music composer.
  • Being a competitive football (soccer) player.
  • Having her work premiere at the Chinese theatre in Hollywood.
  • Collaborating with professional ensembles and choral doctoral students.
  • The process of scoring with the director.
  • Her advocacy of EMDR therapy for improved mental health.
  • Using Instagram as a means of reaching out to other musicians.
  • The importance of finding a balance between a work and personal life.

Links Mentioned in the Show:

Alliance for Women Film Composers (AWFC)

Irish Folk

All Star Orchestra

Abbey Road

EDMR Touch Therapy

Trailer Music Companies

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