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News about Jeremy Leidhecker

JEREMY LEIDHECKER
COMPOSER, conductor, ORCHESTRATOR


19 April, 2018
"110 for Symphony Orchestra" available in the Music Store for purchase. New footage released!


1 March, 2018
"Brakelight" and "Vegetable" Original Motion Picture Soundtracks by Jeremy Leidhecker to be released on Apple Music and Spotify in the coming months. Stay tuned!


23 January, 2018
MIDI Mockups Workshop with Jeremy Leidhecker Launched on the 2018 Film Scoring Summer Program, Varna, Bulgaria

The 2018 Film Scoring Summer Program, held in July, 2018, on the Black Seat in Varna, Bulgaria, will include a 3-week intensive course, led by Jeremy Leidhecker, on creating realistic MIDI Mockups. More information about the workshop and how to apply can be found on the Film Scoring Summer Program Website here.

Notable lecturers on the Film Scoring Summer Program include Hollywood Film Composer Christopher Young, Grammy-winning Music Supervisor Andy Hill, Composer and Conductor Derek Gleeson, and others.

Click here to download the official brochure in PDF form.


28 December, 2017
2017 Oticons Faculty Soundtrack Album Released

The album featuring the winners of the 2017 Oticons Faculty International Film Music Competition has been released to streaming platforms globally. The album features two tracks by Jeremy Leidhecker, "Scenic Ireland" and "Mystic Journey".

Available on Apple Music, SpotifyAmazon.com, and Google Play.


18 December, 2017
Shanghai, China Film Scoring Workshop includes Lectures in Music Technology, Composition, Orchestration, and Film Music by Jeremy Leidhecker

The Shanghai Film Scoring Workshop, held from Monday, 5th February through Sunday, 11th February in Shanghai, China, fill feature lectures in music technology, composition, orchestration, and film music by Jeremy Leidhecker and Derek Gleeson. The program will be repeated in Beijing in May, with a full 3-week summer course launched in August, 2018.


30 November, 2018
Jeremy Leidhecker partners with Artist Adam Rapa for Concerts in Denmark, Thailand, and Poland

Acclaimed trumpeter and Lotus Trumpets Founder Adam Rapa has partnered with Jeremy Leidhecker on collaborations for debut with the Randers Kammerorkester (The Danish Sinfonietta, Denmark, May 2018), the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra (Thailand, August 2018), and the Corno Festival (Poland, August, 2018).

The Randers Kammerorkester will perform a 90-minute concert in May 2018 featuring soloist Adam Rapa and orchestrations by Jeremy Leidhecker. Works include several original pieces by Rapa, as well as jazz-oriented orchestrations of classical standards by Weber, Debussy, Rimsky-Korsakov, and more. The same program will be re-orchestrated for full orchestra and performed with the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra in August, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. Details about the Corno Festival in Poland will be made available in Spring 2018.


18 November, 2017
Philadelphia Pops performs Orchestrations by Jeremy Leidhecker with "Movin' Out" Star Michael Cavanaugh

After sold-out Music of Billy Joel shows with the Philly POPS in 2016, Michael Cavanaugh and his energetic band return to Verizon Hall to rock Elton John’s greatest hits, including “Rocket Man,” “Tiny Dancer,” “Your Song,” “Candle in the Wind,” “Crocodile Rock,” and, of course, “Philadelphia Freedom”. An in-demand artist who tours the globe, Cavanaugh earned Grammy and Tony nominations as the lead in Broadway’s Movin’ Out. Celebrated conductor Stuart Chafetz leads this tribute to Elton John, complemented with music by his contemporaries: Paul McCartney, Pete Townshend, and many more. The concert will include multiple orchestrations by Jeremy Leidhecker.


15 September, 2017
SwanDive Productions' latest film, Vegetable, signs Jeremy Leidhecker as Composer

The score for Vegetable will be composed by Jeremy Leidhecker. Release is expected for Spring 2018 by SwanDive Productions (Director Mícheál Fleming) of Dublin, Ireland. The Soundtrack will be released on streaming platforms (Apple Music and Spotify) shortly after.


20 July, 2017
Jeremy Leidhecker places 3rd in the 2017 Transatlantyk International Film Music Competition

The film music competition (which forms one part of the wider Transatlantyk Festival founded by Oscar-winning composer, Jan A.P. Kaczmarek), provides contest participants with two film clips, a short feature and an animation, in order to examine their expertise in dealing with various film genres. All participants then created their own original film scores and their compositions were evaluated by an international Jury comprised of renowned experts. As part of his award, Jeremy was flown to Łódź, Poland for 4 days to participate in the festival and received 5,000PLN (1,176euro / 1,380dollars).

Read the full article released by Pulse College here.


6 July, 2017
Jeremy Leidhecker Accepts Adjunct Lecturer Position on the Masters in Scoring for Film and Visual Media Program at Pulse College, Dublin, Ireland

Jeremy Leidhecker has accepted a position on the faculty of the Masters in Scoring for Film and Visual Media program at Pulse College, part of the world-renowned Windmill Lane Recording Studios, in Dublin, Ireland. Jeremy will be leading the Music Technology module, giving lectures in MIDI Mockups, Logic Pro X, Sibelius, and more. Jeremy will also be assisting on the Studio Conducting and Score Supervision module, led by conductor Dr. Ciarán Crilly.


1 June, 2017
Jeremy Leidhecker Signs as Composer for Irish Film, Brakelight

The score for Brakelight will be composed by Jeremy Leidhecker. Release is expected for Spring 2018 by the Kelly Bros of Dublin, Ireland. The Soundtrack will be released on streaming platforms (Apple Music and Spotify) shortly after.


19 May, 2017
Jeremy Leidhecker places 4th in the 2017 Oticons Faculty International Film Music Competition

172 composers from around the world entered the 2017 edition of the Oticons Faculty International Film Music Competition. With a ranking of 4th, Jeremy Leidhecker won a place on the 2017-2018 Oticons Faculty Soundtrack album, and recognition in the industry.

Read the full article released by Pulse College here.


From the archives ...

June, 2016
Jeremy Leidhecker receives Conrad Pope Scholarship to attend the Masters in Scoring for Film and Visual Media Program at Pulse College in Dublin, Ireland


June, 2015
Jeremy Leidhecker Wins the 2015 Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Competition

It was announced that Jeremy Leidhecker placed 1st of over 500 composers from around the world in the 2015 edition of the Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Competition, hosted by CINE.

Read the article on Broadway World here.


June, 2014
Jeremy Leidhecker Places 3rd in the 2014 Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Competition

It was announced that Jeremy Leidhecker was awarded 2nd-Runner Up in the 2014 Edition of the Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Competition, sponsored by CINE.