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. Saturday morning, 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
11.12.17 "What Was His Creed?" is premiered by the Elmhurst College Concert Choir under the direction of Susan Moninger
09.29.17 I will be presenting a special INFOrum with the Academy of Scoring Arts: Bernard Herrmann and the Psychological Narrative of His Film Scores: 9/29/17 at Vitello's in Studio City, CA 10- 12:30
05.07.17 "Psalm 90" is premiered by the L.A. Choral Lab under the direction of Michael Alfera as part of their concert, "Sh'ma: Choral Music in the Hebrew Tradition."
04.29.17 "Welcome Back, Your Soul" is premiered by the California State University Women's Chorale under the direction of Dr. Katherine Ramos Baker.
01.21.17 "Cries From Syria" with music by Martin Tillman, for which I created some of the orchestrations to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.
12.05.16 I join the scoring team with Martin Tillman, orchestrating and adapting his original music for the score of the important and riveting new documentary, "Cries From Syria."
12.04.16 The Glendale Community College Concert Singers under the direction of Dr. Peter Green perform "Rio De Rosas" and "Sound Over All Waters."
10.16.16 The Hollywood United Methodist Church Chancel Choir under the direction of John West will be performing William V. Malpede‘s gospel anthem, “The King’s Highway” on October 16, 2016.
06.15.16 My SATB arrangement of "Solitude" is one of three pieces chosen to be read and performed at the SCL/SAG-AFTRA Choral Workshop session.
04.08.16 I perform with Martin Tillman's SUPERHUMAN at the NAPA Valley music supervisor summit and seminar weekend.
10.19.15 SCHELLEN URSLI, with music by Martin Tillman and with my orchestrations is the #1 movie, upon its opening weekend in Switzerland.
10.03.15 LA Choral Lab perform "Sound Over All Waters," as part of their program , WATER GAMES.
06.04.15 Begin my residency at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, New Mexico. My focus will be composition.
05.16.15 Recording the score for SCHELLEN URSLI, which I orchestrated for composer Martin Tillman; with the Prague Philharmonic
04.23.15 Conducting the award-winning CSUN Wind Ensemble in a performance of my piece, "Eye of the Storm: a Portrait of Benny."
04.15.15 Performing with Martin Tillman's SUPERHUMAN
03.01.15 Orchestrating with composer Martin Tillman for upcoming Swiss feature film, SCHELLEN URSLI (A BELL FOR URSLI)
01.01.15 Working with writing partner Rick Garcia, composing and arranging transition music for the 2015 Rose Bowl Parade