Television Academy will present SCORE! A Concert Celebrating Music Composed for Television, on Wednesday, May 21 at 8 p.m. at UCLA’s Royce Hall

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For the first time ever, the Television Academy will present SCORE! A Concert Celebrating Music Composed for Television, on Wednesday, May 21 at 8 p.m. at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Hosted by music author, writer and professor,Jon Burlingame, the program will feature original scores from over 50 of television’s most celebrated series, past and present. The evening will also honor 15-time Emmy®-nominated composer, Mark Snow (The X-Files, Millennium), with a Career Achievement Award presented by the Television Academy’s Music Peer Group.

 

TELEVISION ACADEMY PRESENTS FIRST-EVER SCORE! A CONCERT CELEBRATING MUSIC COMPOSED FOR TELEVISION

 

 Mark Snow to Be Honored by the Television Academy’s Music Peer Group

 

 

 

NoHo Arts District, CA (May 13, 2014) – For the first time ever, the Television Academy will present SCORE! A Concert Celebrating Music Composed for Television, on Wednesday, May 21 at 8 p.m. at UCLA’s Royce Hall.

 

 

 

Hosted by music author, writer and professor,Jon Burlingame, the program will feature original scores from over 50 of television’s most celebrated series, past and present. The evening will also honor 15-time Emmy®-nominated composer, Mark Snow (The X-Files, Millennium), with a Career Achievement Award presented by the Television Academy’s Music Peer Group.

 

 

 

“It’s said we are in the second Golden Age of television. But I think this is the Platinum Age and music is its emotional beating heart,” said Michael A. Levine, Television Academy Music Peer Group Governor and one of the executive producers of SCORE!.  “There has never been such a confluence of so many great programs – and great scores – in the history of our medium.  This concert showcases a small sampling of this outstanding work.”

 

 

 

Featuring a full, 67 piece orchestra composed of the industry’s top studio musicians and symphonic players, the 40 voice LA Chorus directed by Steve Lively, and iconic television themes conducted by the composers who wrote them, SCORE! is an unprecedented musical event.

 

 

 

Featured composers to include:

 

 

 

·         Jeff Beal –  House of Cards

 

·         Sean Callery –  24, Homeland and Elementary

 

·         Alf ClausenThe Simpsons

 

·         Ramin DjawadiGame of Thrones

 

·         James S. LevineAmerican Horror Story and Glee

 

·         John Lunn –  Downton Abbey

 

·         Bear McCrearyDa Vinci’s Demons, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and The Walking Dead

 

·         Wendy Melvoin & Lisa Coleman  –  Nurse Jackie, Touch and Heroes

 

·         Trevor Morris –  Vikings, The Borgias and The Tudors

 

·         Walter MurphyFamily Guy

 

·         Mark SnowMillennium and The X-Files

 

 

 

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is supporting SCORE! as the event’s exclusive performing rights organization sponsor.  This year marks ASCAP’s 100th year of representing and protecting the world’s greatest music creators, including Mark Snow and the large majority of the composers participating in the SCORE! concert. ASCAP is supporting this historic event as part of its ongoing centennial celebration. The Guild of Music Supervisors is also working with the music branch of the Television Academy to support SCORE! and emphasize the important contribution of music in television storytelling.  Additional support is provided by Varese Sarabande, Cinesamples, Gorfaine/Schwartz, First Artist Management, and Society of Composers and Lyricists.

 

 

 

SCORE! is executive produced by Television Academy Music Peer Group Governor, Michael A. Levine, six-time Emmy® Award-winning composer, Mark Watters, and composer/producer Lucas Cantor, while Spike Jones, Jr. produces and directs the evening.

 

 

 

For more information, please visit TelevisionAcademy.com.

 

 

 

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About The Television Academy

The Television Academy seeks to expand the horizons of television excellence. It strives to empower the storytellers who shape the evolving television space through the programs, publications and events of the Academy and its Foundation. And it celebrates those who have led excellence by recording their stories and recognizing their achievements through accolades and awards, including television’s most coveted prize, the Primetime Emmy® Award. For more information, please visit TelevisionAcademy.com.

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