The Hollywood Reporter polled more than 600 entertainment pros to compile the annual ranking of the world’s elite music programs, from London to Los Angeles.
Every year, when THR surveys key figures in the entertainment industry to determine the most-in-demand music schools in the world, a debate ensues: Are traditional music institutions more valuable than the school of hard knocks? To be sure, the institutions on this annual list offer students the benefits of rigorous instruction and valuable industry access. But one venue that should almost rank as a music school is Hans Zimmer’s Remote Control Productions, which has probably mentored more A-list composers — from John Powell (Solo: A Star Wars Story) to Harry Gregson-Williams (The Meg) — than most top-ranked conservatories. Full story.
Cynthia Johnston Turner (New Music USA) / December 6, 2018
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