Port Washington Public Library Media Services film maven Jonathan Guildroy will talk with composer Craig Safan via Zoom during this live hybrid event which will also include a viewing of the 1925 version of The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Rupert Julian and starring Lon Chaney. |
Craig Safan was a recipient of the Senior Music Award from Brandeis University, where he studied with Harold Shapero in the schools electronic music studio, and with Alvin Lucier in electronic music and conceptual sound pictures. A Watson Foundation Fellowship allowed him to study electronic music in London with Peter Zinovieff and others. He has conducted his music at Californias Redondo Performing Arts Center with the Golden State Pops Orchestra. He has also composed original scores for Charlie Chaplins silent film The Kid and for Lon Chaneys 1925 film The Phantom of the Opera, which have been presented at live concerts in Texas and California.
Mr. Safan has written the music for over thirty feature films including Mr. Wrong, Major Payne, Nightmare on Elm Street IV and Remo Williams. For the small screen, he is best known for his work as the composer for the series Cheers for which he was awarded eight ASCAP Top TV awards, as well as for his music for Life Goes On, which earned Safan an EMMY nomination. He has also written music for Amazing Stories, The New Twilight Zone, and Tales from the Crypt as well as the EMMY-winning mini-series Son of the Morning Star and Mission of the Shark. Safan also scored the top-selling National Geographic documentary Secrets of the Titanic and the Oscar-nominated documentary The California Reich. For more information about Mr. Safan, visit his website at http://www.craigsafan.com.
The room capacity for this event has been reduced to fifty attendees including talent and staff. Priority seating for 'Live at Lapham' is being given to Port Washington residents YOU MUST ENTER THE FIRST FIVE DIGITS OF YOUR LIBRARY CARD NUMBER AS THE 'PASSWORD' TO ACCESS THE TICKET REGISTRATION PAGE! This restriction will be removed five days prior to the event.
NOTE: EVENT ATTENDEES WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR A MASK WHILE INSIDE THE LAPHAM AUDITORIUM.
Doors will open at 7:15pm. If possible please arrive 15 minutes before the doors open. Your name will appear on our reservation list, and you will be checked in at the entrance to the library's Lapham Auditorium.
Click HERE to register for the online only Zoom version of the event. You do NOT need to be a Port Washington resident to register now for the Zoom event.
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See link to register for the live online event in program description.
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