Performing Film Music in the Concert Setting
- The United States Army Field Band will perform excerpts from some of the best known film music of today. Leading Hollywood orchestrator and composer Tim Simonec will provide insight into film music-making, examine how to use film as a vehicle to elicit a connection and the influence it has on concert-goers.
- Tim Simonec
- 12/17/2015 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
- For years, Tim Simonec has been one of the busiest orchestrators in Hollywood. Since coming to Los Angeles in 1979, he has orchestrated and conducted more than 80 feature films and 25 television series. He has also composed the music for the feature films A Rumor of Angels and additional music for Suicide Kings and Anne Frank: The Whole Story, which won an Emmy for best mini-series. He recently composed big band competition music for the film Whiplash, one of the most critically-acclaimed independent films of 2014.
Simonec has worked as orchestrator/conductor for Graeme Revell (Pineapple Express, Daredevil, The Negotiator, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle), Chris Tyng (Kazaam, The Associate, television series Futurama), and Michael Giacchino (video game series Medal of Honor and Call of Duty, television series Alias, Lost, and Fringe, and films The Incredibles, Ratatouille, The Family Stone, Mission Impossible 3, Star Trek, Up, Super 8, Cars 2, MI4:Ghost
Protocol, Star Trek: Into Darkness, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Inside Out, Tomorrowland, and Jurassic World). Simonec was nominated for a Grammy award for his arrangement of the end titles of Up.