AWARDS

Primetime EMMY Award ("NIGHT OF 100 STARS"; ABC, 1982)
Primetime EMMY Award ("TONY AWARDS"; CBS, 1986)
Daytime EMMY (" THE EDGE OF NIGHT; ABC, 1984)
Daytime EMMY (" THE GUIDING LIGHT", CBS, 1996)
Daytime EMMY ("SOMETIMES I DON'T LOVE MY MOTHER"; ABC Afterschool, 1983)
Daytime EMMY ("THE UNFORGIVABLE SECRET"; ABC Afterschool, 1981)
CINE Golden Eagle, ("WE LOVE IT!" 1994)
CINE Golden Eagle, ("FAST FOOD MATADOR" 1993)
CINE Golden Eagle, ("SNOWIE AND THE SEVEN DORPS" 1991)
CINE Golden Eagle, (A WARM RECEPTION IN L.A." 1988)
1st Prize Winner: 1992 American Jewish Song Festival in Los Angeles International Film & TV Festival of New York Award, 1984
Composer-in-Residence: Center for Electronic Music in New York City
Composer-in-Residence: Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, New Mexico

Nominations:
"Song of the Year"; M.A.C. Awards, 1992
CLIO Nomination, 1985
7 Additional EMMY nominations (including "ANOTHER WORLD" '93-'94, NBC)

Meet the Composer Grant:
NY State Council on the Arts, 1988


EDUCATION

Hunter College, New York: BS Music Education
UCLA, California: MA Music Composition
Brandeis University, Massachusetts: Summer Fellowship
DIgiDesign Proschool


RECENT PROJECTS

"YMA DREAM" premiere one-act opera Symphony Space New York
2001 "TONY AWARDS", CBS (Principal Arranger)
"IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT", CBS (Orchestrator/Joe Sherman Composer)
CD ALBUMS: "TOON-FUL" (Michelle Nicastro/Varese Sarabande)
"A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS" (Various Artists)
"REEL IMAGINATION" (Michelle Nicastro)
"WALL-TO-WALL IRVING BERLIN" (Symphony Space, NYC)
"KENNEDY CENTER HONORS" (Arranger)
"HOLOCAUST PROJECT" (Judy Chicago, Spertus Museum)
"THE HUNT OF THE UNIQUE-HORN" (Multi-media Opera/Ballet, Center Theatre, Ca.)
"NATIONAL LITERACY AWARDS" (White House, NBC)
"DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION" (Principal Arranger, New York City)
"LEAVES OF GRASS" (A Walt Whitman Celebration, Composer)
"FIESTA AT FORD'S THEATRE" (Washington, D.C., ABC)
"LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT GRAMMY AWARDS"
"MISS UNIVERSE" AND MISS USA" Beauty Pageants

SOUND DESIGN:
DEVLIN'S "D-LINK": Interactive Video Information Service (TIME WARNER)


FILM & TELEVISION

"IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT", CBS (1992-1994 Orchestrator)
"THE FIRST TIME", New Line Cinema
"BEIRUT: THE LAST HOME MOVIE" (Best Documentary 1987, New American Film Festival, Sundance Utah)
"LEONARD PELTIER" (PBS Documentary)
"THE CRADLE WILL FALL" (CBS Movie of the Week)
"BRASS" (ABC Movie, Orchestrator)
"BAKER'S DOZEN" (CBS SERIES)
"A WARM RECEPTION IN L.A." (Showtime, HBO, BBC, Bravo, PBS, MoMA Archive)
"SNOWIE AND THE SEVEN DORPS" (Showtime, BBC, USA Cable, MoMA Archive)
"FAST FOOD MATADOR" (A & E Cable, Pablo Picasso Foundation Archive, MoMA Archive)
"WE LOVE IT!" (24th Tournee of Animation, Sundance Film Festival, MoMA Archive)
"THE BERENSTAIN BEARS": Animated film specials (NBC), Saturday morning series (CBS) and videocassette release.
"DECK THE HALLS WITH WACKY WALLS" (NBC)
"GRINNY" (CBS STORYBREAK)
"ZACK OF ALL TRADES (ABC PSA's)
"ABC FUN FACTS" starring Yakov Smirnoff (ABC PSA's)
"SESAME STREET" Various pieces
"SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY" (Nat'l Science Foundation PSA)
"LEARNING DOESN'T TAKE A VACATION" (Ct. Acad. of Science & Mathematics PSA)
"WORD GAMESTERS" (Electric Company videocassette segments)
COMMERCIALS: N.W. Ayer Advertising Agency and Not Just Jingles Production Company

Daytime Dramas:
"ANOTHER WORLD"
"AS THE WORLD TURNS"
"GUIDING LIGHT" FORMERLY: "EDGE OF NIGHT"
"SEARCH FOR TOMORROW"
"TEXAS"
"ONE LIFE TO LIVE"


THEATRE (MUSICAL DIRECTOR)

YIDDLE WITH A FIDDLE
THE RISE OF DAVID LEVINSKY
THE SHEIK OF AVENUE B
LIFE IS NOT LIKE THE MOVIES (M.A.C. Award-winning musical revue)
MICHELANGELO'S DANCE PARTY
ST. JOAN OF THE MICROPHONE
STRAWS IN THE WIND
THE APPLE TREE (Asst. Conductor)
ME & BESSIE (Arranger)
CREAMCHEESE
THE STREETS OF NEW YORK
NEW FACES (Orchestrator)
SYMPHONY SPACE OPERA Troupe (SS Rotterdam: Holland American Line)


VOCALISTS

Including:
Linda Hopkins, Sarah Dash, Chubby Checker, Debbie Allen, Queen Ester Marrow, Betty Buckley, Nell Carter, Susan Nelling (S'Ange), Nora York, Mercedes Hall (M.A.C. Award-winning Jazz Vocalist), Michelle Nicastro


RECORDINGS

COLUMBIA, RCA VICTOR, WARNER BROS., VARESE/SARABANDE, OLDTOWN, DANCING BAREBACK, AMPEX, POLYSTAR

 

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