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)
Connect with Adele Etheridge Woodson:
Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf7rfyNtTi19o4E4evsgrqA