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Video and Audio Services
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Video and Audio Recording

On-location recording of instrumental
and choral concerts,
marching bands, gigs, sacred events, parties, receptions, weddings, oral histories, etc.

Upload to YouTube and other online
services provided. Private access to
online
website also available.

Clients will be provided with DVD,
CD, internet placement.



Documentation

Feature length and short documentaries, family histories, site documentation of farms, houses, regions, gardens, private collections, etc.

Art festival documentation.
See Examples



Fund Raising Videos

Videos developed to raise money
for online presentation, i.e. Kickstarter, or other fundraising projects.
See Examples



Technical Services

Transfer of VHS, HI-8, Digital 8,
and DVR media to current formats.

Slide and photo scanning for video presentations such as for weddings,
family archives, funerals,
anniversaries, etc.


Upload of videos to YouTube and
other online services. Website storage
for private online access
also available.



Documentary Examples

"The Exquisite Risk of Civil War Brass"
won at the Divinci Film Festival and
was broadcast on Milwaukee Public Television. The piece documents the
First Brigade Band of Wisconsin from
a very unique perspective. Click to see sections of the piece below.

Arrested Development
On a Precipice
Not Terribly Complex
A Well-defined Structure
A Lot of Mean Strength and Awkwardness
Filled with Errors
Tree Shaking
A More Deadly Note
Independence Day
Trim, Trim, Trim
The Blend
By Her Brother's Side
The Paradox
Like An Oatmeal Box
Hearing the Other Way
Pushing Back
In Focus
Touching the Moment

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 "A House On Jungmannova" is a Czech video narrated in English documenting analytically a portion of an alternative festival held in the city center of Prague, The Czech Republic. Click to see sections of the piece below.

Introduction
The House

White Box Galleries
Do Nothing
Subtle Extension
Ironic Amplification
Imposed Amplification
Onsite Recontextualization
Offsite Recontextualization
Extreme Intervention
Amplified Dissimilarity
Self Referencing
Social Relativity
Radio Jungmann
End
Credits





Sound Art Workshops



  K-12 and Private Workshops

Presenting new methods of organizing
sound using materials, like paper, found in the class room.

Includes new concepts of notation  combining traditional and graphic methods.
More Information



International Space Band
Workshops


Students of all ages are gathered, musicians and non-musicians alike,
for 2 to 3 workshops to learn the amazing lyde instruments. The idea is to perform these beautiful instruments in resonant sonic enivironments—malls, churches, narrow streets, industrial buildings, stadiums, museums, etc. The International Space Band in Holland uses a set of 13 lydes, called a gamelyde, from the original collection.
Click here to view the ISB at the Van Abbe Museum in Holland.




  Chamber Music Concert
Examples

Here are excerpts from numerous new music concerts over the years.
Silence Talks
Treasure Box
Crazy Jane
Summer Fragments
Divinity Roused
Illusive Canon
Man Dreaming Butterfly...
Brass Quintet



Music Recital Documentation

  These are excerpts from two recitals.
Cherry Blossom
A Celebration of Jewish Music



Music and Dance
Documentation


The following recording is a of
Cirkus Mlejn in The Czech Republic
which combines acrobatics and
classical music.
See YouTube Video
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This is a recording of a Portland,
Oregon, dance ensemble using fixed electronic accompaniment.
See YouTube Video



Gallery Exhibition
Documentation


"Everyday Nature" was a gallery show
which was part of a media
festival in Europe.
See YouTube Video



Marching Band
Documentation

Here are two videos of an Oregon marching band in a competition. The
first is a non-chalant warmup expose
followed by the field performance.
See Warmup Video
Field Video




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Event Production and Consulting Services


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Festivals, Public Art Events,
Music and Art Conferences

Festival production services.

Website development.

Sophisticated financial modeling
tailored to your specific needs
using Excel.

Full audio and video documentation
services to enhance post-festival
outreach.

Innovative approaches to festival
production which keep the the costs
to a minimum and the quality high.
Knowledge on how to run a major
event of limited funds.

New approaches to realizing
musical events.




Production Examples

The Echofluxx media festivals in
Prague from 2011-2013
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all organization, promotion and
documentation.

See Echofluxx 12
Echofluxx 13
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Echofluxx 11-13,  Festivals of New
Music, Media and Art, Prague,
The Czech Republic.
See Example
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We have  recorded on video many works of the composer Tomaš Svoboda.
Postcard
Program
Complete Recital Recording



Fundraising Videos

This video was used to raise funds
for a new media festival in Europe,
using materials
recorded from the
previous year.

See Video



Site Documentation
Example

These works document two areas along the banks of the main river in Prague. Each is shot within a one hour period.
Men and Boats
McCharles Bridge



Middle School
Documentation

"Dreaming Reality" is a short documentary of any inner-city school in Tacoma, Washington.
See Entire Video



Wedding Documentation

The following piece documents
a wedding in Milwaukee.
See Entire Video






Instructional Services



Private and Class Lessons

Piano tutoring, all levels
Classical music, old and new with
tutoring in your home our in our studios.

Vocal lessons, all levels
Sacred and classical music, at your home our in our studios.

Classical Music Composition,
all levels
Emphasis on new music techiniques,
that is, post-Schoenberg methods
of composing.  Electronic music.
Sound installations.
, etc.


Interdisciplinary Arts Instruction
Learn to blend areas of the arts
where visual and aural art exist
in balance with one another.

Sibelius Music Notation
Learn notation using the Sibelous computer software including creation of personal sound fonts. Requires purchase of software package.

Sound and Kinetic Sculpture
Methods for building sound and
kinetic sculpture using the newest
techniques.

Location & Field Recording
Learn methods for recording sound on-location and in the field.

Video Editing Using Final Cut
Notation using the Sibelius software including creation of personal sound fonts. Requires purchase of
software package.





People

Dan Senn is an experienced filmmaker, teacher, composer and artist from Watertown, Wisconsin. His expertise includes sound and video editing, video
and audio recording, teaching music composition, sound art, and building kinetic sound sculpture and installations.


Caroline Daniel is a financial analyst, pianist, composer and visual artist from Sydney, Australia. She has degrees in piano, composition and accounting and has worked as a CFO and consultant for numerous international organizations.

Carol Ruffin is an experienced vocalist, pianist, violist, conductor, composer and director of musicals, operettas, and plays. Her teaching expertise includes public speaking, oral interpretation, script writing, historical costume design, foreign diction for singers, stage accents, and voice science.





Contact

Waterhouse Studio
505 S. 6th Street
Watertown, WI 53094
920 941 0343
WaterhouseStudio@me.com

or

Waterhouse Atelier
 Švédská 45/150 00
Prague 5, Smíchov
The Czech Republic
+420 776423331
WaterhouseStudio@me.com








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