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REQUIRED ASSIGNMENTS:

Action Loops
Adaptation/Conflict
Overview Assignment
Student Introduction
Songwriting
Recordings
Score Selection
Female Vocal Chart
Male Vocal Chart
Exploring the NMI Glossary
Meter in Lyrics
Lyric Analysis
Setting Lyrics: A Section
Setting Lyrics: Subsequent Sections
Sample Outline
Character Worksheet
Neighbor/Stranger Exposition
Character Through Diction/Subtext
Incorporating Songs
Ten Minute Play
Pitch
Rhyme
Prosody Assignment 1 – Repairing Prosody
Prosody Assignment 2 – Matching Accents
Prosody Assignment 3 – Hark the Herald Angels
Scansion Assignment
Progression Assignment
Refrain Structure – AABA
Spotting a Script
Musical Modelling
Simple Setting
Creative Setting
Overview
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict
Premise Paragraph
Swill Outline
Rough Outline/Wants and Goals
Outline/Language
First Revision
Second Revision
Third Revision
Final Revision
Complex Setting
Musical Modeling
Dramatic Underscoring
Comedic Underscoring
Character Through Diction
Substitution
Linear Prosody
Conversational Prosody
List Songs
Twist Songs
Creating Similes
Metaphor or Simile?
Converting Simile
Mixed Metaphors
Metaphor Writing
Glossary of Metaphor 1
Glossary of Metaphor 2
The Ballad
The Comedy Song
The Conflict Duet
The Ensemble Song
The Musical Scene
The Disappointment Song
The Shape of Things – Assignment
The Devil is in the Details – Assignment
The Voice of the Character – Assignment
The Inside Dope – Assignment
Love Makes the World Go Somewhere – Assignment
And the Beat Goes On – Assignment
Putting It Together – Assignment
Song Spotting – Assignment
Sample Assignment – EXPOSITION
Sample Assignment – PROGRESSIONS
Sample Assignment – STRUCTURE & SUBSTITUTIONS
Sample Assignment – DEVIL IN THE DETAILS
Overview Assignment
Song Structure Assignment
Progression Assignment
Prosody Assignment Part 1
Prosody Assignment Part 2
Prosody Assignment Part 3
Scansion Assignment
Scansion Subtleties Assignment
Rhyme Assignment
Refrain Structure Review Assignment
Formatting Assignment
Song Spotting Assignment
Musical Score Opening Pages
Formatting Songs & Underscoring
Integrated Script and Score

Lab Tester
Overview Assignment : COMPLETED on 01/03/2017 (PASSED)
Rhyme : NOT TAKEN
Alliteration : NOT TAKEN
Prosody : NOT TAKEN
Prosody : NOT TAKEN
Prosody : NOT TAKEN
Prosody : NOT TAKEN
Prosody : NOT TAKEN
Scansion : NOT TAKEN
Scansion Subtleties : NOT TAKEN
Progressions : NOT TAKEN
The Chorus : NOT TAKEN
The Chorus : NOT TAKEN
The Chorus : NOT TAKEN
The Verse : NOT TAKEN
The Verse : NOT TAKEN
Refrain Structure : NOT TAKEN
ABAC : NOT TAKEN
Spotting a Song : NOT TAKEN
Spotting a Song : NOT TAKEN
Lab Tester
Action Loops : COMPLETED on 08/29/2016 (FAILED)
Adaptation/Conflict : COMPLETED on 09/11/2016 (PASSED)
The Outline : NOT TAKEN
The Outline : NOT TAKEN
The Rough Draft : NOT TAKEN
The Rough Draft : NOT TAKEN
Incorporating Songs : COMPLETED on 11/28/2016 (PASSED)
Ten Minute Play : PENDING SINCE 09/06/2016
Finishing Touches : NOT TAKEN
Alan Brash
Overview : COMPLETED on 09/29/2018 (PASSED)
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 09/29/2018 (PASSED)
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 09/29/2018 (PASSED)
Swill Outline : COMPLETED on 11/03/2019 (PASSED)
Rough Outline/Wants and Goals : COMPLETED on 10/23/2021 (PASSED)
Outline/Language : COMPLETED on 11/07/2021 (PASSED)
First Revision : COMPLETED on 11/16/2021 (PASSED)
Second Revision : NOT TAKEN
Third Revision : NOT TAKEN
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
Marc Goldberg
Overview – Why Outline? : NOT TAKEN
Step 1: 3 Phrase Beginning/Middle/End : NOT TAKEN
Step 2: Premise Paragraph : NOT TAKEN
Step 3: Swill Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 4: Rough Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 5: Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 6: First Revision : NOT TAKEN
Second Revision : NOT TAKEN
Third Revision : NOT TAKEN
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
Isabel Storey
Overview : COMPLETED on 07/29/2016 (PASSED)
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 07/29/2016 (PASSED)
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 09/06/2016 (PASSED)
Swill Outline : COMPLETED on 09/06/2016 (PASSED)
Rough Outline/Wants and Goals : COMPLETED on 05/21/2017 (PASSED)
Outline/Language : COMPLETED on 08/07/2017 (PASSED)
First Revision : COMPLETED on 02/23/2018 (PASSED)
Second Revision : COMPLETED on 05/09/2018 (PASSED)
Third Revision : COMPLETED on 01/20/2019 (PASSED)
Final Revision : COMPLETED on 08/09/2019 (PASSED)
Merrie Wycoff
Overview – Why Outline? : NOT TAKEN
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 08/21/2016 (PASSED)
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 09/13/2016 (PASSED)
Swill Outline : COMPLETED on 09/13/2016 (PASSED)
Step 4: Rough Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 5: Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 6: First Revision : NOT TAKEN
Second Revision : NOT TAKEN
Third Revision : NOT TAKEN
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
Heidi Stock
Overview – Why Outline? : NOT TAKEN
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 06/06/2016 (PASSED)
Step 2: Premise Paragraph : NOT TAKEN
Step 3: Swill Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 4: Rough Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 5: Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 6: First Revision : NOT TAKEN
Second Revision : NOT TAKEN
Third Revision : NOT TAKEN
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
Ed Levy
Overview – Why Outline? : NOT TAKEN
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 03/12/2016 (PASSED)
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 05/21/2016 (PASSED)
Step 3: Swill Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 4: Rough Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 5: Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 6: First Revision : NOT TAKEN
Second Revision : NOT TAKEN
Third Revision : NOT TAKEN
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
David Boney
Overview – Why Outline? : NOT TAKEN
Step 1: 3 Phrase Beginning/Middle/End : NOT TAKEN
Step 2: Premise Paragraph : NOT TAKEN
Step 3: Swill Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 4: Rough Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 5: Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 6: First Revision : NOT TAKEN
Second Revision : NOT TAKEN
Third Revision : NOT TAKEN
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
Gail Harris
Overview – Why Outline? : NOT TAKEN
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 01/12/2018 (PASSED)
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 01/22/2018 (PASSED)
Swill Outline : COMPLETED on 01/28/2018 (PASSED)
Rough Outline/Wants and Goals : COMPLETED on 02/13/2018 (PASSED)
Outline/Language : COMPLETED on 03/20/2018 (PASSED)
First Revision : COMPLETED on 05/16/2018 (PASSED)
Second Revision : COMPLETED on 10/17/2018 (PASSED)
Third Revision : COMPLETED on 11/25/2018 (PASSED)
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
Katie Brady
Overview : COMPLETED on 01/12/2018 (PASSED) Overview : PENDING SINCE 01/11/2018 Overview : PENDING SINCE 01/11/2018
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 01/12/2018 (PASSED) Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : PENDING SINCE 01/11/2018
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 01/22/2018 (PASSED)
Swill Outline : COMPLETED on 02/13/2018 (PASSED)
Rough Outline/Wants and Goals : COMPLETED on 03/06/2018 (PASSED)
Outline/Language : COMPLETED on 03/20/2018 (PASSED)
Step 6: First Revision : NOT TAKEN
Second Revision : NOT TAKEN
Third Revision : NOT TAKEN
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
Rhonda Lageyre
Overview : PENDING SINCE 03/11/2018
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 03/20/2018 (PASSED)
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 03/22/2018 (PASSED)
Swill Outline : COMPLETED on 04/08/2018 (PASSED)
Rough Outline/Wants and Goals : COMPLETED on 09/10/2018 (PASSED)
Step 5: Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 6: First Revision : NOT TAKEN
Second Revision : NOT TAKEN
Third Revision : NOT TAKEN
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
Elizabeth Coleman
Overview – Why Outline? : NOT TAKEN
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 07/05/2019 (PASSED)
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 07/16/2019 (PASSED)
Swill Outline : COMPLETED on 09/30/2019 (PASSED)
Rough Outline/Wants and Goals : COMPLETED on 09/02/2019 (PASSED)
Step 5: Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 6: First Revision : NOT TAKEN
Second Revision : NOT TAKEN
Third Revision : NOT TAKEN
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
BK Wells
Overview : PENDING SINCE 07/24/2019
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 08/06/2019 (PASSED)
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 08/06/2019 (PASSED)
Swill Outline : COMPLETED on 08/09/2019 (PASSED)
Rough Outline/Wants and Goals : COMPLETED on 08/30/2019 (PASSED)
Outline/Language : COMPLETED on 09/06/2019 (PASSED)
First Revision : COMPLETED on 10/01/2019 (PASSED)
Second Revision : COMPLETED on 10/14/2019 (PASSED)
Third Revision : NOT TAKEN
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
Anne Stout
Overview : PENDING SINCE 08/09/2019
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 08/06/2019 (PASSED)
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 08/09/2019 (PASSED)
Swill Outline : COMPLETED on 08/10/2019 (PASSED)
Rough Outline/Wants and Goals : COMPLETED on 08/25/2019 (PASSED)
Outline/Language : COMPLETED on 08/30/2019 (PASSED)
First Revision : COMPLETED on 09/06/2019 (PASSED) First Revision : PENDING SINCE 08/31/2019
Second Revision : COMPLETED on 09/16/2019 (PASSED) Second Revision : PENDING SINCE 09/14/2019
Third Revision : COMPLETED on 11/02/2019 (PASSED)
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
Katherine Lindsay
Overview – Why Outline? : NOT TAKEN
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 12/09/2019 (PASSED)
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 03/03/2020 (PASSED)
Swill Outline : COMPLETED on 04/24/2020 (PASSED)
Rough Outline/Wants and Goals : COMPLETED on 06/15/2020 (PASSED)
Step 5: Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 6: First Revision : NOT TAKEN
Second Revision : NOT TAKEN
Third Revision : NOT TAKEN
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
Julie McKelvey
Overview : COMPLETED on 01/03/2020 (PASSED)
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 01/03/2020 (PASSED)
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 03/03/2020 (PASSED)
Swill Outline : COMPLETED on 04/30/2020 (PASSED)
Step 4: Rough Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 5: Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 6: First Revision : NOT TAKEN
Second Revision : NOT TAKEN
Third Revision : NOT TAKEN
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
allison cloud
Overview : PENDING SINCE 03/04/2020
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 03/12/2020 (PASSED)
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 03/12/2020 (PASSED)
Swill Outline : COMPLETED on 05/16/2020 (PASSED)
Rough Outline/Wants and Goals : COMPLETED on 06/15/2020 (PASSED)
Outline/Language : COMPLETED on 07/21/2020 (PASSED)
First Revision : COMPLETED on 08/02/2020 (PASSED)
Second Revision : COMPLETED on 08/22/2020 (PASSED)
Third Revision : COMPLETED on 09/09/2020 (PASSED)
Final Revision : COMPLETED on 09/15/2020 (PASSED)
Dusty Sanders
Overview : PENDING SINCE 03/16/2020
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 03/21/2020 (PASSED)
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 03/21/2020 (PASSED)
Swill Outline : COMPLETED on 03/21/2020 (PASSED)
Rough Outline/Wants and Goals : COMPLETED on 04/24/2020 (PASSED)
Outline/Language : COMPLETED on 08/02/2020 (PASSED)
First Revision : COMPLETED on 08/22/2020 (PASSED)
Second Revision : COMPLETED on 04/24/2022 (PASSED)
Third Revision : NOT TAKEN
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
Kevin Cloud
Overview : COMPLETED on 10/04/2021 (PASSED)
Three Phrases/Types of Conflict : COMPLETED on 12/23/2020 (PASSED)
Premise Paragraph : COMPLETED on 12/23/2020 (PASSED)
Swill Outline : COMPLETED on 01/15/2021 (PASSED)
Rough Outline/Wants and Goals : COMPLETED on 08/19/2021 (PASSED)
Outline/Language : COMPLETED on 10/16/2021 (PASSED)
First Revision : COMPLETED on 11/16/2021 (PASSED)
Second Revision : COMPLETED on 02/26/2022 (PASSED)
Third Revision : PENDING SINCE 03/21/2022
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
Celeste Wolfe
Overview : WAITING FOR EVALUATION SINCE 03/18/2021
Step 1: 3 Phrase Beginning/Middle/End : NOT TAKEN
Step 2: Premise Paragraph : NOT TAKEN
Step 3: Swill Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 4: Rough Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 5: Outline : NOT TAKEN
Step 6: First Revision : NOT TAKEN
Second Revision : NOT TAKEN
Third Revision : NOT TAKEN
Final Revision : NOT TAKEN
Cory Kisaka
The Ballad : NOT TAKEN
The Comedy Song : NOT TAKEN
The Conflict Duet : NOT TAKEN
The Ensemble : NOT TAKEN
The Musical Scene : NOT TAKEN
The Disappointment Song : NOT TAKEN
Elyse Douglas
The Ballad : NOT TAKEN
The Comedy Song : NOT TAKEN
The Conflict Duet : NOT TAKEN
The Ensemble : NOT TAKEN
The Musical Scene : NOT TAKEN
The Disappointment Song : NOT TAKEN
Matt Glickstein
The Ballad : COMPLETED on 03/10/2020 (PASSED)
The Comedy Song : NOT TAKEN
The Conflict Duet : NOT TAKEN
The Ensemble : NOT TAKEN
The Musical Scene : NOT TAKEN
The Disappointment Song : NOT TAKEN
Eddie Galletti
The Ballad : NOT TAKEN
The Comedy Song : NOT TAKEN
The Conflict Duet : NOT TAKEN
The Ensemble : NOT TAKEN
The Musical Scene : NOT TAKEN
The Disappointment Song : NOT TAKEN
 
The Ballad : NOT TAKEN
The Comedy Song : NOT TAKEN
The Conflict Duet : NOT TAKEN
The Ensemble : NOT TAKEN
The Musical Scene : NOT TAKEN
The Disappointment Song : NOT TAKEN
Holly Harmon
Student Introduction : COMPLETED on 05/07/2018 (PASSED)
Sample Score : COMPLETED on 05/07/2018 (PASSED)
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Vocal Chart – Female : COMPLETED on 05/29/2018 (PASSED)
Color and Range – Female : COMPLETED on 05/29/2018 (PASSED)
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Kieran Sweeney
Student Introduction : COMPLETED on 08/08/2012 (PASSED)
Sample Score : COMPLETED on 08/08/2012 (PASSED)
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Vocal Chart – Female : COMPLETED on 09/25/2012 (PASSED)
Vocal Chart – Male : COMPLETED on 09/25/2012 (PASSED)
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Working with Meter in Lyrics : COMPLETED on 09/26/2012 (PASSED)
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
James Jan
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
tanvi rajgarhia
Student Introduction : COMPLETED on 10/12/2019 (PASSED)
Sample Score : COMPLETED on 10/12/2019 (PASSED)
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Vocal Chart – Female : COMPLETED on 10/31/2019 (PASSED)
Color and Range – Female : COMPLETED on 10/31/2019 (PASSED)
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Vocal Chart – Male : COMPLETED on 05/06/2020 (PASSED)
Color And Range – Male : COMPLETED on 05/19/2020 (PASSED)
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Working With Meter in Lyrics : COMPLETED on 03/03/2020 (PASSED)
Metrical Analysis in Lyrics : COMPLETED on 03/03/2020 (PASSED)
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Celina Reynes
Student Introduction : COMPLETED on 07/29/2020 (PASSED)
Sample Score : COMPLETED on 07/29/2020 (PASSED)
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Amy Liu
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Introduction : NOT TAKEN
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Ethan Whittaker
Student Introduction : COMPLETED on 11/05/2021 (PASSED)
Songwriting : COMPLETED on 11/05/2021 (PASSED)
Recordings : COMPLETED on 11/05/2021 (PASSED)
Score Selection : COMPLETED on 11/05/2021 (PASSED)
Female Vocal Chart : COMPLETED on 02/04/2022 (PASSED)
Male Vocal Chart : COMPLETED on 02/04/2022 (PASSED)
Exploring the NMI Glossary : COMPLETED on 02/12/2022 (PASSED)
Meter in Lyrics : COMPLETED on 02/18/2022 (PASSED)
Lyric Analysis : COMPLETED on 02/18/2022 (PASSED)
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Nai Hui Liao
Student Introduction : COMPLETED on 10/28/2021 (PASSED)
Songwriting : COMPLETED on 10/28/2021 (PASSED)
Recordings : COMPLETED on 11/05/2021 (PASSED)
Score Selection : COMPLETED on 11/05/2021 (PASSED)
Female Vocal Chart : COMPLETED on 11/05/2021 (PASSED)
Male Vocal Chart : COMPLETED on 11/22/2021 (PASSED)
Exploring the NMI Glossary : COMPLETED on 11/05/2021 (PASSED)
Meter in Lyrics : COMPLETED on 12/25/2021 (PASSED)
Lyric Analysis : COMPLETED on 12/25/2021 (PASSED)
Setting Lyrics: A Section : COMPLETED on 12/25/2021 (FAILED)
Setting Lyrics: Subsequent Sections : COMPLETED on 12/25/2021 (FAILED)
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Xander Ambrose
Hi Philip, I’m excited to write this introduction, it might be silly to say but there have been so few instances in which I have been regarded as a composer leading up to now that it feels nice to meet you under that pretense alone. Composing for musical theatre has become my main passion since I believe in its power of activating social change wholeheartedly. Musical theatre can help people emotionally navigate their lives and be equipped to overcome so many of society’s challenges. I often think I speak better through the piano than through spoken words and want to get what’s in my heart out there for others to hear! So far, this is the beginning of what you might consider a career in musical theatre! I have been playing piano for over twelve years and performing in shows for just about as long (I think my interest in performing has shifted entirely to writing, though). I would love to venture from my more classical/jazz roots into electronic, R&B, hyperpop, and experimental styles as well. I have written songs for events and cabarets performed by myself and friends with wonderful voices, a number that fit into the beginning of the second act of my high school’s production of The K of D by Laura Schellhardt (my favorite section, entirely in 7/8 time, was cut from the performance), co-wrote a theatrical pop piece that was performed at UCLA’s Spring Sing, and have been in the process of writing my first full-length work about the intersections between social media and our dreams. I hope to make it my life’s work, and look forward to growing from the young composer I am (and understanding that growing never ends). -Xander : COMPLETED on 02/22/2022 (PASSED)
Man of The Hour: This was the first song that I wrote for NMI, at the time I was a composer-lyricist hyphenate (didn’t last very long!). The assignment was The Big Sick, and the song is an eleven o’clock number for Kumail to sing indirectly to Emily when her parents decide to transfer her despite it risking her life. The number transitions from the hospital directly to Kumail losing his marbles at his stand-up comedy set, hoping to get to Montreal and show himself as the man of the hour. Just before, Terry informs Kumail that they plan to move Emily, no matter what. Heart Of Mine: This character is about to leave for college, and in all her uncertainty looks toward the future. Just before the song begins, she throws away the things in her room that she doesn’t need anymore, and comes across a childhood relic. Let Her Live A Lie: In this climactic number, the character’s friends who he has continually lied to argue with him and push him to finally express his vulnerable truth that he was never interested in his former romantic partner in the first place. : COMPLETED on 02/22/2022 (PASSED)
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1ppa3o9GpBhrfVV1dpA-e_pdCxaA2n1lK?usp=sharing : COMPLETED on 02/22/2022 (PASSED)
I am choosing West Side Story because it was the second show I was ever in at seven years old— I was a Jet, doubling as Diesel and Gee-tar— and I love it so dearly. I haven’t listened closely to the score in years, though, since it was a childhood favorite that I know deeply and yet feel like I know not at all at the same time. With the added relevance of the new movie and recent Broadway revival, I find it fitting to dive into this score and I’m excited to get to know the score intimately, as well as make comparisons with Bernstein. I worked at Ravinia Festival as an usher while I was in high school and became obsessed with Bernstein through their summer programming that featured a plethora of tributes to Bernstein, including a production of Candide itself. Looking forward! : COMPLETED on 02/22/2022 (PASSED)
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1JB9LPuV7bzOciT9rR2jjzcsBXXYBoSRV?usp=sharing : COMPLETED on 02/23/2022 (PASSED)
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1n2n3iDRd8_otGuVUXOHR9_byHjiRVTuN?usp=sharing : COMPLETED on 02/23/2022 (PASSED)
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1gzWe6N2X-3heU8sV2fcQ0v3zV5o4JXTs?usp=sharing : COMPLETED on 02/23/2022 (PASSED)
Meter in Lyrics : COMPLETED on 03/10/2022 (PASSED)
Lyric Analysis : COMPLETED on 03/10/2022 (PASSED)
Setting Lyrics: A Section : COMPLETED on 03/10/2022 (PASSED)
Setting Lyrics: Subsequent Sections : COMPLETED on 03/10/2022 (FAILED) Setting Lyrics: Subsequent Sections : PENDING SINCE 03/10/2022
Musical Modelling : COMPLETED on 03/13/2022 (PASSED)
Simple Setting : COMPLETED on 03/15/2022 (PASSED)
Creative Setting : COMPLETED on 03/20/2022 (FAILED)
Complex Setting : PENDING SINCE 03/14/2022
Musical Modeling : COMPLETED on 03/15/2022 (PASSED)
Dramatic Underscoring : PENDING SINCE 03/16/2022
Comedic Underscoring : PENDING SINCE 03/22/2022
Musical Score Opening Pages : PENDING SINCE 03/22/2022
Formatting Songs & Underscoring : PENDING SINCE 03/22/2022
Integrated Script and Score : PENDING SINCE 03/22/2022
Erika Ito
Student Introduction : COMPLETED on 11/22/2021 (PASSED)
Songwriting : COMPLETED on 11/22/2021 (PASSED)
Recordings : COMPLETED on 11/05/2021 (PASSED)
Score Selection : COMPLETED on 11/05/2021 (PASSED)
Female Vocal Chart : COMPLETED on 12/25/2021 (PASSED)
Male Vocal Chart : COMPLETED on 12/25/2021 (PASSED)
Exploring the NMI Glossary : COMPLETED on 01/10/2022 (PASSED)
Meter in Lyrics : COMPLETED on 12/25/2021 (PASSED)
Lyric Analysis : COMPLETED on 12/25/2021 (PASSED)
Setting Lyrics: A Section : COMPLETED on 01/19/2022 (PASSED)
Setting Lyrics: Subsequent Sections : COMPLETED on 02/04/2022 (PASSED)
Musical Modelling : COMPLETED on 02/09/2022 (PASSED)
Simple Setting : COMPLETED on 02/09/2022 (PASSED)
Creative Setting : COMPLETED on 02/18/2022 (PASSED)
Complex Setting : COMPLETED on 02/22/2022 (PASSED)
Musical Modeling : COMPLETED on 02/18/2022 (PASSED)
Dramatic Underscoring : COMPLETED on 03/08/2022 (PASSED)
Comedic Underscoring : COMPLETED on 03/08/2022 (PASSED)
Musical Score Opening Pages : COMPLETED on 03/08/2022 (PASSED)
Formatting Songs & Underscoring : COMPLETED on 03/08/2022 (PASSED)
Integrated Script and Score : COMPLETED on 03/17/2022 (PASSED)
Joan Szymko
Student Introduction : COMPLETED on 10/28/2021 (PASSED)
Song Samples : COMPLETED on 11/05/2021 (PASSED)
Recordings : COMPLETED on 11/05/2021 (PASSED)
Score Selection : COMPLETED on 11/05/2021 (PASSED)
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Voice Types : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for the Voice : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Writing for Piano : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Underscoring : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Formatting : NOT TAKEN
Kiarah Davis
Student Introduction : COMPLETED on 01/10/2022 (PASSED)
Songwriting : COMPLETED on 01/10/2022 (PASSED)
Recordings : COMPLETED on 01/19/2022 (PASSED)
Score Selection : COMPLETED on 01/10/2022 (PASSED)
Female Vocal Chart : COMPLETED on 01/10/2022 (PASSED)
Male Vocal Chart : COMPLETED on 01/10/2022 (PASSED)
Exploring the NMI Glossary : COMPLETED on 01/10/2022 (PASSED)
Meter in Lyrics : COMPLETED on 01/19/2022 (PASSED)
Lyric Analysis : COMPLETED on 02/09/2022 (PASSED)
Setting Lyrics: A Section : COMPLETED on 02/09/2022 (PASSED)
Setting Lyrics: Subsequent Sections : COMPLETED on 02/09/2022 (PASSED)
Musical Modelling : COMPLETED on 02/18/2022 (PASSED)
Simple Setting : COMPLETED on 02/18/2022 (PASSED)