This event is free and open to the public.
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Micah Hayes will join us to talk about his professional career in film composition and share his experience and knowledge on scoring for a film production.
Micah Hayes is currently the Senior Lecturer in Music Industry Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington. As a composer Micah has received performances in such venues as Orchestra Hall in Chicago and Powell Symphony Hall in St. Louis; he has received commissions from the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra and City Church of San Francisco. He began working as a film composer after receiving the ASCAP Foundation Fellowship for Film Scoring and Composition at the Aspen Music Festival in 2006 where he studied with such composers as John Corigliano and Jeff Rona. As a film composer he has scored multiple projects including Wolf, a film by Ya'Ke Smith that premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival in 2012.