Music

  • Mark Isham

Media Composition & Studio Ensemble featuring Mark Isham

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 7:30pm

Location:
Plaza del Sol Performance Hall / Doors open 30 min before performance
Cost:
Adults $15 / Faculty, Staff, & Seniors $10 / Students $7


Media Composition & Studio Ensemble featuring Mark Isham

Mark Isham is an electronic music innovator, musician and prolific film composer.  His work has received accolades including Grammy and Emmy awards, as well as Oscar and Golden Globe nominations. He has performed worldwide and collaborated with celebrated artists in multiple genres including Robert Redford, Tom Cruise, Brian De Palma, Frank Darabont, John Ridley, Jodi Foster, and Robert Altman.

Isham’s inimitable musical voice can be heard on over one hundred film and TV scores including the Oscar-winning Crash and A River Runs Through It, along with Golden Globe winning Bobby, and The Black Dahlia.  Additionally, A River Runs Through It and Men of Honor both received Grammy nominations.  His latest films include Fallen, directed by Scott Hicks, and the international hit The Accountant, starring Ben Affleck.  This film marked a happy reunion between Isham and director Gavin O’Connor. Currently Mark is also scoring and collaborating on songs for the upcoming animated film Duck Duck Goose with first time director, animation veteran Christopher Jenkins (The Lion King, Aladdin).  Isham’s past film credits include Eight BelowThe CoolerNellWarrior, Dolphin Tale, and the Jackie Robinson biopic 42. His TV credits include scoring his sixth season of ABC’s Once Upon a Time and Oscar-winner John Ridley’s ABC drama American Crime.


In 1991 Isham claimed a Grammy win for his Virgin Records release, Mark Isham. His signature sound has been represented on albums of music icons including Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Ziggy Marley, Joni Mitchell, The Rolling Stones, Chris Isaak, and Van Morrison. Mark Isham was awarded the highest honor for a composer by The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), the prestigious Henry Mancini Career Achievement Award for musical excellence. He continues to display a boundless ability to electrify listeners with his talent for crafting evocative new musical works in varying genres and mediums. 


Program:

  • American Crime Suite
  • Les Modernes
  • Moritat
  • Black Dahlia
  • Once Upon A Time

Performance Date:
Friday, May 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. -- Doors open at 7 p.m.

Venue:
Plaza del Sol Performance Hall