For Stage and Screen: A Conversation with Howard Shore
PAUL CHIHARA has composed scores for over ninety motion pictures and television series. He has worked with such luminaries as directors Sidney Lumet, Louis Malle, Michael Ritchie, and Arthur Penn. His movie credits include Prince of the City, The Morning After, Crossing Delancey, and John Turturro’s Romance and Cigarettes. His works for television include China Beach, Noble House, Brave New World, and 100 Centre Street. As a prize-winning concert composer, Chihara has received numerous commissions and awards, including the Lili Boulanger Memorial Award and the Fulbright Fellowship; those from the Naumberg Foundation, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Aaron Copland Fund, and the National Endowment for the Arts; as well as those from the following orchestra’s: the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the New Japan Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra, the New Juilliard Ensemble, and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Mr. Chihara now teaches film-scoring composition at NYU Steinhardt’s Music Theory and Composition program.
Paul Chihara, Howard Shore; For Stage and Screen: A Conversation with Howard Shore. Music and the Moving Image 1 January 2021; 14 (2): 3–30. doi: https://doi.org/10.5406/musimoviimag.14.2.0003
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