Join co-host Reyna and her husband Pepe Valdez as they talk about the collaboration process and composing music for dance film. Pepe discusses his experience as a musician and helpful tips on communicating with musicians for composition projects. (29:22)
This week on DANCE BEHIND THE SCREEN PODCAST…
[0:15] Reyna says welcome back and introduces musician and husband Pepe Valdez.
QUESTIONS WITH THE TEAM
[2:44] Topic: Pepe & Conversing with a Musician
[1:52] Reyna says: “We’d like to get to know a little about you and your history with music?”
[4:05] Reyna asks: “So what has that process [communicating with non-musicians] been like for you?”
[5:41] Topic: Composing Music for Dance Film
[7:47] Reyna asks: “Music for dance film that has already been edited…what has that been like for you?”
[8:53] Reyna asks: “What is it that supports your creative process?”
[15:57] Topic: Advice & Reflection
[17:19] Reyna asks: “Is there a dance film or video film music artist or composer that you admire?”
[19:40] Reyna asks: “Do you feel the same way [about having to let things go sometimes]?”
[23:23] Reyna asks: “Do you think social media is influencing the dance world? If so, how does it influence your work?”
[24:43] Reyna asks: “How do you say no to the box?”
[23:19] Reyna asks:
1- If you had to recommend a resource to our audience what would it be?
[23:30] Reyna asks:
2- What was the first dance you saw?
Sister’s Ballet Concert
[23:49] Reyna asks:
3- Do you think social media has a positive influence on the dance world (yes or no)?
[23:57] Reyna asks:
4- What is your favorite social media platform?
Composer- Hans Zimmer
Composer- John Williams
Filmmaker- Alfred Hitchcock
Filmmaker- Stanley Kubrick
Dance Short Film- ANIMA
Connect with Pepe Valdez