composers

Composer James Newton Howard talks 30 years of making music for movies.
Sonya Belousova is a young and well renowned Russian-born composer and pianist. She writes anything from film scores to ballets, and has won numerous awards and accolades for her work.
A few short weeks later still on February 21, I am sitting in the Alfred Newman Recital Hall at the University of Southern California listening to Daniel Pollack premiere an original piece by the great composer Lalo Schifrin.
The news of David Bowie's death left a creative void for the music industry and admirers. Most fans around the world did not even know he had been battling cancer. Bowie lived a life of distinguishable, unparalleled oddity and artistry to the end.
Film, television and theater all require the collaboration of dozens to hundreds of artists. Film and television, however, rely on sound and images, both of which can be digitally created. Theater requires the actor.
In the days since Pierre Boulez's death on January 5, innumerable tributes have hailed him as the dominant European composer and conductor of the post-war era. Not mentioned as often, however, is his role as an educator of musicians and audiences.