From composition and music preparation to the scoring stage, musicians bring the heart and soul to motion pictures.
Congratulations to the winners and nominees in the 90th annual Academy Awards featuring music created by AFM Local 47 musicians, and to the incredible house band and music prep team!
90th Academy Awards Orchestra
Pre-records, rehearsals and performances: Feb. 25-26, Capitol Records
Feb. 28 & March 1-4, Dolby Theatre
Cleto Escobedo III
Wayne Bergeron (1st)
Andy Martin (1st)
Joe Meyer (1st)
Alyssa Park (CM)
Darrin McCann (pr)
Cecilia Tsan (pr)
Bill Hughes/Kim Wertz
In Memoriam: Bill Hughes (1932 -2018)
Longtime contractor and copyist of the Oscars, Bill Hughes, passed away on February 7, 2018.
On February 27 he was laid to rest at Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills in the Old North Church. More than 95% of the Oscars orchestra was in attendance for the service.