Archive for the ‘Film Music Events’ Category

A number of major film composers will be participating at the 6th Annual Fans of Film Music event, which will take place on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at The Bridge Recording Studio in Glendale, CA. This year’s panelists include Harry Gregson-Williams (Shrek, The Chronicles of Narnia, Kingdom of Heaven) who composed the music for this year’s hit sci-fi drama The Martian, Roque […]

Hans Zimmer European Live Tour Announced

Posted: November 2, 2015 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Events

Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer has announced his first live tour. The concerts will feature a 20-piece studio band, alongside singer Lebo M (The Lion King, The Power of One), as well as an orchestra and choir. The tour will kick off in London on April 6, 2016 and will be taking in 18 cities, including Birmingham, Brussels, Hamburg, […]

SCL Hosts Reception for Emmy-Nominated Composers & Songwriters

Posted: September 11, 2015 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Events
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Last night, the Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) hosted its annual reception honoring the Emmy Award-nominated composers and songwriters in the music-related categories at the Montage hotel in Beverly Hills. SCL president Ashley Irwin, as well as Television Academy music peer group governors Rickey Minor and Michael A. Levine introduced the nominees who briefly spoke to the audience. […]

The line-up for the annual The Character of Music panel at Comic-Con in San Diego has been announced. This year’s Classic Horror Special Edition will feature a number of composers discussing the power of music in horror films with a Q&A to follow. Panelists include composers Charles Bernstein (Nightmare on Elm Street), Harry Manfredini (Friday the 13th), Laura Karpman (Carrie), Richard Band (Re-Animator), Tyler Bates (Dawn of the Dead), Maurizio […]

The line-up of the 3rd Annual Musical Anatomy of a Superhero panel has been announced. Six leading Hollywood film and TV composers will offer a behind the scenes look at the music of today’s biggest superhero film and TV projects with unreleased film clips and never heard before music and discuss collaborating with the directors […]

This past Sunday, June 21, Academy Award-nominated composer John Debney‘s Passion of the Christ Oratorio had its Czech premiere at the 57th Smetana’s Litomysl Festival. The concert was held in the Litomysl Castle’s courtyard, was attended by over 1,200 people and concluded their evening with five curtain calls. Michal Kortyš, the mayor of Litomysl was […]

Last night, the film music of 1985 was celebrated at the concert Back in Time…1985 LIVE! at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. The concert was produced by Varese Sarabande and performed by the Golden State Pops Orchestra (GSPO). Special guests included composers David Shire who conducted his score for Return to Oz, Bruce Broughton […]

Tonight, the SCL (Society of Composers & Lyricists) will be hosting the composer panel Composing Combos. The event will feature a conversation with Jeff Russo (Fargo, Power, CSI: Cyber) & cellist Zoë Keating who have co-scored the first season of A&E’s The Returned, as well as James Levine (Nip/Tuck, Glee, American Horror Story) & Jim […]

The International Film Music Festival of the Province of Córdoba has announced the lineup for their 11th edition, which will take place from July 19 to 26, 2015 in Córdoba, Spain. Academy Award winner Howard Shore will be the special guest of the festival, which will feature two nights of composer’s music, including a concert featuring Shore’s score from The Lord of the […]

The CSUN Department of Music and the CSUN Studio Ensemble announced that this year’s Annual Media Composition Studio Ensemble Showcase will feature television and film composer Sean Callery. The Emmy Award-winning composer of such shows as 24, Homeland, Bones, Backstrom and Elementary recently won the Composer’s Choice Award for 2014 Composer of the Year at the ASCAP Film & Television Music Awards. The showcase will feature CSUN […]