Conrad Pope is known in Hollywood for his rare musical skills and as a refreshing and emotional musical composer. He has participated in over a hundred films in varied genres and budgets. With a classical background, he studied at the conservatory in New England, Princeton University and Europe.
He worked as a music supervisor for composers like John Williams, Alexandre Desplat, James Newton Howard, Jerry Goldsmith, James Horner, Alan Silvestri, Danny Elfman, John Powell and Hans Zimmer.
Official site: ConradPopeMusic
JAMES HORNER'S 62ND BIRTHDAY: ALL IS THERE
Photo credit: © Sylvia Wells James Horner left this world, leaving us stunned and inconsolable. It was the day after Father's Day, the second day of summer. After this tragic and absurd June 22, we ran as our headline, "All is Lost,” a track title from the beautiful The New World. Since the departure of the composer, we must learn to live in this new world. A world without James Horner. So many notes will not be written. In an interview about The New World (and for now only available in French), James Horner said: "Timelessness is not what we are but what we
JON KULL: "HONOR THE COMPOSER'S INTENT - MAKE SURE HIS MUSIC SOUNDS FABULOUS!"
To coincide with the opening of our collaboration section, we wanted to focus on a profession that is rarely promoted: orchestrator. We had therefore the great pleasure of interviewing Jon Kull, who worked with James Horner on scores including Avatar and The Amazing Spider-Man. The delicacy of his answers sheds light on the creation of orchestrations in film music. How did you become an orchestrator in Hollywood? What is your background? After earning Bachelor's degrees in Composition and Piano Performance at the University of Colorado, I got into the Film Scoring Program at the University of Southern California. Along with being a