Marianthe Bezzerides in Film Scoring Mentorship

Marianthe Bezzerides was one of nine accepted into the 2014 Composing for the Screen Film Scoring Mentorship Program in NYC. Each composer receives a recording session with some of the top string players in New York and attend a high-level workshop where film music will be examined from many perspectives: historical, psychological, dramatic, stylistic and more.

Craig Richey to Score “No Pay, Nudity”

Craig Richey was engaged to score ‘No Pay, Nudity’ starring Gabriel Byrne and Nathan Lane. A touching comedy about New York actors in perpetual mid-life crisis, in constant fear their careers may be over, and in the process of coming to accept that ‘success’ might look different than they had imagined.

Tom Peters Tours Nosferatu

Tom Peters is touring with his live score for Nosferatu. His first stop is Portland, Oregon in October. Tom’s live electronic score seamlessly weaves through Nosferatu’s dark alleys. Tom specializes in creating music for silent films, performing original scores through looping electronics and synchronized electronic soundscapes with his bass.

VJ Rosales in Feature Film

The Filharmonics with alumnus VJ Rosales will be appearing in the feature film, Perfect Pitch 2. Due out in 2015, the sequel to the 2012 musical comedy that follows Fat Amy and Beca through their senior year at Barden University.

 

Film Score vs. Film Music Colloquium

The musicology department will be hosting a colloquium organized by the Freie Universität in Berlin on June 5 and 6 in room C-100. The focus of the gathering is “Film Score vs. Film Music,” and Roger Hickman will read a paper entitled “Music for Mayhem, Madness, and Murder; Adaptations of Classical music in Film Noir.” As Dr. Hickman said, “Sounds like a deadly topic to me.”