The recent earthquake and tsunami affecting Japan were devastating events. The public is pulling together to donate time and money to that recovery effort. However, the terrible earthquake in Haiti last year has almost been forgotten. The Haitian people still need help, and the Hollywood film music community has found a way to lend their talents. 25 of the leading film composers have joined with “Hands Together” in aiding the Haiti relief effort. On Saturday, March 26th from 10am – 6pm at the Warner Brother’s Eastwood Scoring Studio, an original symphony is being recorded and all funds from CD sales will be donated to Hands Together. Everyone attached is working for free and Warner Bros is donating their studio.
“Symphony of Hope” –A concert recording collaboration by 25 Oscar, Tony, Grammy & Emmy winning composers benefiting Hand Together. The concert piece is based on Haitian melody and added to by each composer, and everyone involved is donating their time.
Saturday, March 26th 10am -1pm 2pm – 6pm. recording time.
Burbank, CA – Warner Bros’ Eastwood Scoring Stage. Warner Bros Lot (all guest must be cleared in advance)
CD and digital download will be released, DVD will be released documenting the process, a full-scale concert event is underway.
Who: Contributing Artists:
Nathan Barr (True Blood), Tyler Bates (Capt. America, 300), Jeff Beal(Monk, Rome), Christophe Beck (The Hangover, Waiting For Superman), Bruce Broughton (Silverado), George S. Clinton(Austin Powers), Elia Cmiral(Stigmata), Don Davis (The Matrix), John Debney (Passion of The Christ), Randy Edelman (The Mummy) Andrew Gross (Tenancious D film), Dave Grusin(On Golden Pond), Marvin Hamlisch (A Chorus Line, The Way We Were), David Kitay (Scary Movie), Christopher Lennertz(Supernatural, HOP), Deborah Lurie (Nine, Bieber), Lisbeth Scott (Passion, True Blood), Theodore Shapiro (Tropic Thunder), Ed Shearmur (Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Roderick Rules), John Swihart (Napolean Dynamite, How I Met Your Mother), Brian Tyler(The Expandables), Michael Wandmacher (My Bloody Valentine), Timothy Michael Wynn (James Dean), Christopher Young (Spiderman 3, The Grudge)
Plus: 90 Musicians, 60-voice choir, dozens of production personnel
Hands Together is a non-profit organization established to assist Haiti’s largest and poorest communities. The organization has built schools and provides every student with a daily hot meal. Other programs promote human development through water well digging, agriculture and production, and assisting the poorest schools and clinics. Hands Together provides hope to the poor living in Haiti. Hands Together is founded upon the teaching that recognizes the dignity of every human life and a fundamental responsibility to the poor and vulnerable.