For nearly half a century, the iconic work of legendary composer John Williams revolutionized the influential scope of film music. With references ranging from nonsensical internet memes to clever musical easter eggs, to his nearly legendary status among the composer’s
Nearly everyone grows up with movies and nowadays, they’re more accessible than ever with platforms like Netflix or Hulu. On top of that, the mainstream rise of critically-acclaimed soundtrack composers—from John Williams (Star Wars) and Alan Silvestri (The Avengers) to
The merging of film and music isn’t anything particularly new—movie soundtracks have existed for nearly 100 years. It appears that audiences now don’t want to just see another movie on a summer night. They instead want to experience the active
A Celebration of the U.S. Armed Forces! I’m proud to be an American Where at least I know I’m free And I won’t forget the men who died Who gave that right to me And I’d gladly stand up next
Several psychological studies suggest that our musical preferences are not only motivated by emotional inclinations, but they are also linked to biological functions within our brain. One study, conducted by Cambridge University’s David Greenberg, categorized people into three distinct personality
Our friends over at Classic FM recently put together a playlist of feline-inspired classical pieces – some pleasant levity for your summer weekend! Below, we’ve included all of them as YouTube links, in case you don’t have Spotify Premium. Enjoy!
Associate conductor Roger Kalia recently shared some exciting personal news, in regards to his position as Music Director at Orchestra Santa Monica. The orchestra was founded back in 2012 by Dr. Allen Robert Gross, who served as the orchestra’s Music