Dallas Symphony and Marvin Hamlisch salute the Armed Forces

DALLAS, TX — Just returned from a splendid Dallas Symphony pops concert, with Principal Pops Conductor Marvin Hamlisch leading the DSO in a rousing salute to the armed forces. In addition to the expected — “The Star-Spangled Banner,” “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” “God Bless America” and a medley of all the themes of the U.S. Army, Air Force, Marine …

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Cine Award for Lifetime Achievement for a Composer (2012)

Washington, DC — It was a thrill to receive the 1st Cine award for lifetime achievement for a composer. A great, festive evening at the French Embassy. Thank You  for sending your good wishes: •  Andy: Congratulations on this wonderful honoring of your talent and accomplishments.    •  Carol L: What an exciting, well deserved honor this is to a …

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2012 Legends Award from CINE

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marvin Hamlisch received CINEs Inaugural Legends Award. Celebrated composer Marvin Hamlisch received the first Legends Award from CINE, the film, television and digital media non-profit organization known for its prestigious Golden Eagle Awards, at its 55th Annual Awards Gala on May 9, 2012. The Annual Awards Gala, which also honors winners of CINE’s Masters Awards, was held …

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Visit to National Dance Institute

National Dance Institute: Great to be at the National Dance Institute’s 35th anniversary gala. I was thrilled to be at the piano while everyone sang “What I Did for Love” dedicated to Jacques D’Amboise. NDI was founded by New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise, and since 1995 has been under the artistic leadership of Ellen Weinstein. For more …

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