03.21.21 My music for STILL HERE has won Best Score in the San Francisco Indie Short Festival 2021!
Thank you, Chuck Saculla, Leah Stanko, and Tom Pardoe!
01.05.21 I am thrilled to share this announcement:
"CONGRATULATIONS! We are excited to announce that you have been selected as the winner of Education Through Music-LA’s 2021 Music Unites the World Songwriting Contest!
Our external panel of judges were impressed with your piece, The Lamps Are Different, and we believe it will be an inspiring piece for the 2021 Music Unites the World Festival!"
10.31.20 I will be leading an online score study with The Academy of Scoring Arts, of Bernard Herrmann's classic, legendary score to Alfred Hitchcock's PSYCHO. 10/31/20 from 10am to noon.
08.22.20 "System of the Clown" composed by Martin Tillman and William V. Malpede is licensed for use in Netflix' LUCIFER Soundtrack
07.11.20 My original score for the short, STILL HERE was awarded Best Original Score, 2nd Place, in the ReelHeART INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL.
03.07.20 I will be co- leading a seminar with the Academy of Scoring Arts: ALEX NORTH - THE MUSIC OF THE MISFITS and 2001 along with composer Edwin Wendler.
02.25.20 I orchestrated, and served as music director for THE MUSIC OF ELMER BERNSTEIN at The Gene Autry Museum in Los Angeles. We were a popular and critical success!
12.15.19 The Glendale College Concert Singers under the direction of Dr. Peter Green perform "Psalm 90."
06.27.19 My piece, "Duet" has been selected as the winner of the 2019 Illinois ACDA Choral Composition Contest! "Duet" is based on a poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson, and will have its premiere at Illinois State University at their Summer ReTreat
06.01.19 I will be leading a seminar with the Academy of Scoring Arts on HERRMANN - HITCHCOCK: THE MUSIC OF NORTH BY NORTHWEST with special guest, author Steven C. Smith
01.14.19 Filming completed on the dance sequence for the new short film I am scoring, STILL HERE.
Written by and starring Chuck Saculla, directed by Tom Pardoe and choreographed by Sam Allen.
12.09.18 The Glendale College Concert Singers under the direction of Dr. Peter Green give the second SoCal premiere of "Awaken the Christ Child."
12.02.18 The L.A. Choral Lab under the direction of Michael Alfera give the first SoCal premiere of "Awaken the Christ Child" as part of their "Love is Born: a Choral Nativity" concert.
10.06.18 I will be leading the score study at the Academy of Scoring Arts featuring Jerry Goldsmith's music for PLANET OF THE APES (1968) with special guest, legendary percussionist EMIL RICHARDS. Vitello's in Studio City, 10am.
06.22.18 The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles' a cappella group, Aftershock will be premiering my
arrangement of Dolly Parton's "Travelin' Thru."
01.27.18 Karyn Wolcott and the Willowbrook High School Concert Choir will be premiering my new setting of "i thank you God for most this amazing day," from poet E.E. Cummings; at the Illinois Music Educators Association Conference https://www.dupage88.net/site/page/7913