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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.

                 https://www.facebook.com/stillhereashortfilm/

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."

                  http://gmcla.org/gmcla3/the-pink-carpet-comes-to-the-alex/

               

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