NYU to Host Music & the Moving Image Conference—May 20-22


“Tosca in the James Bond Film Quantum of Solace,” “Hanna-Barbera and the Minimalist Aesthetic,” and “Opera in Cinematic Death: Woody Allen’s Match Point” will be among the presentations at the “Music and the Moving Image” conference, hosted by New York University’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, from Friday, May 20 through Sunday, May 22.

NYU to Host Music & the Moving Image Conference—May 20-22
The sixth annual, Music and the Moving Image Conference was held May 20-22, 2011 on campus and featured a keynote address by Philip Tagg, University of Salford, UK. Pictured (l to r) is Robynn Stilwell, Georgetown University; Philip Tagg; and Ron Sadoff, conference chair and director of the Film Scoring Program in NYU Steinhardt School.

"Tosca in the James Bond Film Quantum of Solace,” “Hanna-Barbera and the Minimalist Aesthetic,” and “Opera in Cinematic Death: Woody Allen’s Match Point” will be among the presentations at the “Music and the Moving Image” conference, hosted by New York University’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, from Friday, May 20 through Sunday, May 22 at venues within NYU’s Frederick Loewe Theatre (35 W. 4th Street, between Greene St. and Washington Square East).

Speakers will include: Claudia Gorbman, a professor of film studies at the University of Washington; Royal S. Brown, a professor of film music at CUNY Graduate Center; Jeff Smith, a professor of film studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Conductor/Musicologist Gillian Anderson.

The keynote address (May 21, 9:30 a.m.) will be presented by Philip Tagg, author of Kojak: 50 Seconds of Television Music and co-author of Ten Little Title Tunes. For a complete schedule of sessions, click here

Reporters wishing to attend the conference must RSVP to Ron Sadoff at 212.998.5779 or ron.sadoff@nyu.edu.

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