Video Tip of the Week: Timpani Tuning

A video installment in my daily series of tips. Please follow me on Twitter for the Orchestration Online Tip of the Day at @OrchestrationOL, or join the Orchestration Online Facebook group for feedback, resources, and advice.

Tip of the Day for this week:

Monday, December 31: Proofing by Instrumental Section
Tuesday, January 1: Where to Assign Cues
Wednesday, January 2: What Makes a Good Cue
Thursday, January 3: The Usefulness of the Bass Clarinet
Friday, January 4: Using the Flute’s First Octave
Saturday, January 5: Timpani Tuning Text

Thomas Goss is a professional composer and orchestrator with an international roster of clients. He has worked with such talents as Billy Ocean, Melanie C, Sharon Corr, and Nikki Yanofsky. His compositions, orchestrations, and crossover arrangements have been performed by such ensembles as Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, and San Francisco Symphony Chamber Ensemble.

Thomas lives and works in Wellington, New Zealand, with his wife Erica and son Charlie, and one very unappreciative cat.

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