SELECTED FILM, TELEVISION & COMMERCIAL CREDITS:
The SUNDANCE INSTITUTE: One of four composer-fellows selected nationally; in residence with Henry Mancini, Alan Sylvestri, David Newman, and Bruce Broughton.
THE RUSSIAN GODFATHER: Action-adventure feature film, Directed by Jorgo Ognenovski, Hollywood Star Entertainment.
SEAGRAMS Commercial: Blu Productions, Directed by Bruce Logan.
WOMEN: As Always, Madeleine: Showtime, Sharyn Blumenthal. Director.
THE POET'S WIFE: Sharyn Blumenthal, Director. Stars Rachel LeVin (GOLDEN GLOBE Award for Gaby), Stanley Camel (LA Law), PBS.
BUENA VISTA/DISNEY Commercials/coming attractions: Claudia Vagt, prodn. exec.
Fantasia spot produced by Michael Murphey, Soisson-Murphey/Bodega Bay Prodns.
CONQUERING SPACE: Romantic Comedy; Mark Stratton, Director, produced by Jonathan Sanger/Jana Sue Memel, Chanticleer Films/Showtime.
TOWARD STILLNESS: Sharyn Blumenthal, Director, PBS.
ON TRACK: Albert Chimedza, Director (Sundance Inst. fellow).
LOS ANGELES MUSIC CENTER (documentary score): Alan Jay Glueckman, Director.
EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE
Doctorate, Music Composition, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
First woman to earn Doctorate in Music Composition in the 150-year history of U of M.
Fulbright fellowship for study in Paris with Max Deutsch.
Rackham Prize Fellowship for study in Vienna.
University of Connecticut: tenured Assoc. Professor of Music (taught music composition, orchestration and theory, founder/director of Synclavier-based computer music studio).
Also taught at the Hartt School of Music (University of Hartford), the University of Rhode Island, and the University of Michigan.
PUBLICATIONS/ARTICLES (for Music Publications: see Concert Works)
"An Interview with the Vampire's Composer: Elliot Goldenthal", The Score Vol. X, No. 2, Summer 1995, pp.10-13. ISSN: 1066-5447
"Film Music: Seeing and Hearing, An Interview with Leonard Rosenman", The Score Vol. VIII, No.3, Fall 1993, pp.8-10. ISSN: 1066-5447
"The First Electronic Filmscore-Forbidden Planet: A Conversation with Bebe Barron, The Score Vol. VII, No. 3, Fall/Winter 1992 pp. 5, 12-13. ISSN: 1066-5447
"George Burt, The Art of Film Music" (book review), The Score 1996. ISSN: 1066-5447
Board of Directors, SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS & LYRICISTS, Los Angeles (6 years)
Board of Directors, WOMEN IN FILM, Chair: WIF Mentor Program (three years)
Board of Directors, COMPOSERS CONCORDANCE (New York City, two years)
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS: Panelist 3 years, Washington, D.C.
HONORS & FELLOWSHIPS
Sundance Institute (Robert Redford) Film Composers Lab fellowship.
BMI Film Scoring Workshop with Earle Hagen.
Sigvald Thompson Award For Orchestral Composition
Mac Dowell Colony Composer Fellowships (3 years).
Rackham Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, for work in Vienna.
Fulbright-Alliance Française, for study in France.
Connecticut Composers Fellowships
Composers Conference Fellowship (with Mario Davidovsky).
Pi Kappa Lambda (honorary music fraternity) honorary membership.
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