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September 2016 Overture Online: ‘LOST’ Returns to Los Angeles

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September 2016

‘LOST’ Returns to Los Angeles

Michael Giacchino to lead 44-piece Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra two nights at the Ford


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Open to all high school & college trumpet students – due Sept. 30

37th Annual Labor Solidarity Parade
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July 2015 Overture Online: Q&A with Michael Giacchino

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Overture Online: July 2015

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Q&A WITH MICHAEL GIACCHINO
Summer’s hottest composer shares his love of Los Angeles musicians, balancing work and family, and how he maintained his sanity scoring three summer blockbusters back to back (to back)


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IN MEMORIAM: JAMES HORNER
Hollywood mourns the tragic loss of one of our generation’s finest film composers

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Interview with composer Michael Giacchino

Michael Giacchino is photographed on April 6, 2011 in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Deborah Coleman / Pixar)

Photo by Deborah Coleman / Pixar

Summer’s hottest composer shares his love of Los Angeles musicians, balancing work and family, and how he maintained his sanity scoring three summer blockbusters back to back (to back)

From film and TV to video games, composer Michael Giacchino’s colorful and energetic music can be heard nearly everywhere. This is especially true this summer; in just a few short weeks, he scored three of the summer’s widest box-office releases — “Jurassic World,” “Inside Out” and “Tomorrowland” — without so much as a break. But hard work doesn’t seem to faze the prolific composer, whose obsession with music and movies began early. At 10, Giacchino would sneak tape recorders into movie theaters so he could listen to them each night as he fell asleep, and it wasn’t long before he started making stop-motion animation with homemade soundtracks in his parents’ basement. Continue reading

Michael Giacchino, Jorge Calandrelli to be Honored at Golden Score Awards

 

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American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers and the Composers & Arrangers Foundation will celebrate the musical artistry of two Local 47 stars

by Tatiana Arias

The American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers (ASMAC) and Composers & Arrangers Foundation of America (CAFA) will honor award-winning film and television composer Michael Giacchino and arranger, composer, and producer Jorge Calandrelli at the 2014 Golden Score Awards.

“Both men are world renowned in their respective fields and we are excited to have this opportunity to recognize their achievements this year,” said ASMAC President Chris Walden.

The annual awards ceremony will be held Sept. 28 in the Ahmanson Ballroom at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Continue reading