Dr. Norman L. is a leading scholar in the study of orchestration and film composition. He is an instructor in the UCLA Film Scoring Program, the Musicians Union Local 47, and the Cornel School of Contemporary Music. He has been a member of the Florida Orchestra in St. Petersburg and the Natal Philharmonic in Durban, South Africa. His recent credits include: Zootopia, Jurassic World, Inside Out, Star Trek Into Darkness, Super-8, John Carter, and Priest. Norman has worked as a double bass p... [more]
Doctorate in Composition Taught college level Theory 1 and 2 for 10 years Written ten books on orchestration and composition Hundreds of satisfied students
I hold a Doctorate in Composition from Claremont Graduate University and a Masters in Composition from California State University at Northridge. I have taught in the UCLA Extension Film Scoring Department for 15 years and full time at the Shepherd University in Los Angeles.