Join us Tuesday March 19, 2019 for a discussion with Composer and Producer – Greg Kalember
Tuesday March 19, 2019, Music Technology Center
12:30 p.m., Performance Lab – MTC 105
Greg Kalember has been creating original music for film and television for over 20 years. His scores for television include the PBS documentary series “Circus”, and “Carrier” (Icon Productions). Kalember has scored many other documentary series such as “Explorer” (National Geographic), “Biography” (A&E), and the classic anime series “Shaman King” (Fox). His film credits include “Voices Unbound: The Story of the Freedom Writers”, “Pokemon – The First Movie”, “Shoot Down” (Rogues Harbor Productions), the award winning “Asparagus! – Stalking the American Life”, and “Blood in the Sand” by Noah Haidle and Sam Gold.
Recently he completed the score for the Emmy award winning “The Homestretch” (Kartemquin Films) as part of PBS Independent Lens series, which was named to Bill Moyers’ top 10 social justice documentary films of 2014 list. He is the co-composer of the multimedia production “Basetrack Live” which was selected as a New York Times critics pick, and featured in Charles Isherwood’s Top 10 in theater for 2014 after it’s successful national tour and New York presentation at Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave
Kalember also composed and produced the score for the Ken Burns produced documentary series “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies”, directed by Barak Goodman.
Greg is one of the founders of Sonic Highway Music and Sound. Many of his productions were featured at the 100th anniversary of the United States entry into WWI, hosted by the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, MO on April 6th 2017. His music for the score to the documentary feature “Sacred” is currently playing in theaters around the country.
This program is partially funded by the State of New Jersey and the U.S. Department of Education.