What do John Williams, Max Steiner, Maurice Jarre, Elmer Bernstein, Jerry Goldsmith, Dimitri Tiomkin, John Barry, James Horner, Alfred Newman, Andre Previn, and Vangelis all have in common? They have all written some of the most memorable music for films - from Titanic to Exodus. From Star Wars to Gone with the Wind. From On the Waterfront to The Magnificent 7 to Mission Impossible. This course will examine the lives and notable contributions these and other great composers have made to our most beloved films - their music making the films even more memorable.
GROUP LEADER: Joseph Corn spent most of his professional career working as an engineer. He has also taught in the NYC school system, at Springfield Technical Community College, and Penn State and worked as a technical instructor for Moore Products Co. Since joining WISE in 2010, Mr. Corn has presented both music and technical courses. Joe is the immediate Past President of WISE.
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