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Up Against the Screen: New Music with Film

Monday, April 16, 2018 • 7:30 PM

N. Lincoln Hanks, Director

Up Against the Screen will feature screenings of three classic silent films, accompanied by music composed by The Pickford Composers, three Pepperdine student composers selected to develop an effective music score for live players. The original music pieces will be performed live by the Pickford Ensemble, a chamber ensemble comprised of Pepperdine student musicians under the direction of Professor of Music N. Lincoln Hanks, with support from Chamber Music Director Louise Lofquist. Find out more about the Pickford Ensemble and the Mary Pickford Foundation Music Project.


Featured Films:

Le voyage dans la lune
Directed by Georges Méliès
New music by Joshua Edward

La coquille et le clergyman (excerpts)
Directed by Germaine Dulac
New music by Wynn Nordlund

Metropolis (excerpts)
Directed by Fritz Lang
New music by Jeremy Zerbe



Monday, April 16, 2018 • 7:30 PM




Stauffer Chapel

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