History Music / DavidNewman

14th Jan '16 12:20:08 PM Cindylover1969
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[[caption-width-right:299:some caption text]]'''David Louis Newman''', (March 11, 1954-) is ThomasNewman's older brother by one year. Born in Los Angeles he played piano and he played violin as a child with the Santa Monica Symphony. He studied and earned degrees in orchestral conducting and violin at the University of Southern California, then worked as a studio musician and free lance conductor. From 1977–1982 he worked extensively in the motion picture and television industry as a violinist, playing on such films as E.T., Twilight Zone – The Movie, and the original Star Trek film.

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[[caption-width-right:299:some caption text]]'''David [[caption-width-right:299:No, that isn't Jerry O'Connell.]]'''David Louis Newman''', (March 11, 1954-) is ThomasNewman's older brother by one year. Born in Los Angeles he played piano and he played violin as a child with the Santa Monica Symphony. He studied and earned degrees in orchestral conducting and violin at the University of Southern California, then worked as a studio musician and free lance conductor. From 1977–1982 he worked extensively in the motion picture and television industry as a violinist, playing on such films as E.''E.T., Twilight '', ''Twilight Zone – The Movie, Movie'', and the original Star Trek ''Star Trek'' film.



In his 25-year career, he has scored over 100 films, ranging from Bowfinger and Heathers, to the more recent The Spirit, and Serenity, Behaving Badly and Tarzan (2014). Newman’s music has brought to life the critically acclaimed dramas Brokedown Palace and Hoffa; top-grossing comedies Norbit, Scooby-Doo, Galaxy Quest, The Nutty Professor, The Flintstones, Throw Mama From the Train; and award- winning animated films Ice Age, The Brave Little Toaster and in 1997 he was nominated for Best Original Music Score, for the animated feature film ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}''. David is a frequent collaborator with actor/director Danny [=DeVito=]. He has scored ''Film/ThrowMommaFromTheTrain'' (1987), ''Film/TheWarOfTheRoses'' (1989), ''Film/OtherPeoplesMoney'' (1991), ''[=Hoffa=]'' (1992), ''Film/{{Matilda}}'' (1996) and ''Film/DeathToSmoochy'' (2002). He has also scored the comedies, ''Film/TheFlintstones'' (1994), ''Film/TheMightyDucks'' (1992), ''Film/TheNuttyProfessor'' (1996) and ''[[{{Film/BillAndTed}} Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure]]'' (1989).

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In his 25-year career, he has scored over 100 films, ranging from Bowfinger ''Bowfinger'' and Heathers, ''Heathers'', to the more recent The Spirit, ''The Spirit'', ''Serenity'', ''Behaving Badly'' and Serenity, Behaving Badly and Tarzan ''Tarzan'' (2014). Newman’s music has brought to life the critically acclaimed dramas Brokedown Palace ''Brokedown Palace'' and Hoffa; ''Hoffa''; top-grossing comedies Norbit, Scooby-Doo, Galaxy Quest, The ''Norbit'', ''Scooby-Doo'', ''Galaxy Quest'', ''The Nutty Professor, The Flintstones, Throw Professor'', ''The Flintstones'', ''Throw Mama From the Train; Train''; and award- winning award-winning animated films Ice Age, The ''Ice Age'' and ''The Brave Little Toaster Toaster'' and in 1997 he was nominated for Best Original Music Score, for the animated feature film ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}''. David is a frequent collaborator with actor/director Danny [=DeVito=]. He has scored ''Film/ThrowMommaFromTheTrain'' (1987), ''Film/TheWarOfTheRoses'' (1989), ''Film/OtherPeoplesMoney'' (1991), ''[=Hoffa=]'' (1992), ''Film/{{Matilda}}'' (1996) and ''Film/DeathToSmoochy'' (2002). He has also scored the comedies, ''Film/TheFlintstones'' (1994), ''Film/TheMightyDucks'' (1992), ''Film/TheNuttyProfessor'' (1996) and ''[[{{Film/BillAndTed}} Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure]]'' (1989).
3rd Jan '16 4:03:21 AM undertroper
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[[caption-width-right:299:some caption text]]'''David Louis Newman''', (March 11, 1954-) is ThomasNewman's older brother by one year. Born in Los Angeles He played violin as a child with the Santa Monica Symphony. He studied performance and conducting at the University of Southern California, then worked as a studio musician and free lance conductor.

David was only fifteen when his father, [[Music/AlfredNewman Alfred]], died. After college, David began listening to hours of his father's compositions. He said, "It planted a seed in me that eventually came to fruition."

David is a frequent collaborator with actor/director Danny [=DeVito=]. He has scored ''Film/ThrowMommaFromTheTrain'' (1987), ''Film/TheWarOfTheRoses'' (1989), ''Film/OtherPeoplesMoney'' (1991), ''[=Hoffa=]'' (1992), ''Film/{{Matilda}}'' (1996) and ''Film/DeathToSmoochy'' (2002). He has also scored the comedies, ''Film/TheFlintstones'' (1994), ''Film/TheMightyDucks'' (1992), ''Film/TheNuttyProfessor'' (1996) and ''[[{{Film/BillAndTed}} Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure]]'' (1989).

David has composed almost a hundred film scores, but he has received only one Academy Award nomination. In 1997 he was nominated for Best Original Music Score, for the animated feature film ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}''.

Beginning In 1997 David was music director for the Sundance Institute for four years and he has conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra on several occasions. He also re-recorded the Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox Fanfare composed by his father Alfred.

Says David, "My father was a huge influence on me in all aspects of music and in the whole idea that you could get everyone together to do something extraordinarily beautiful. The collaborative and the performance and the music all rolled into one."

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[[caption-width-right:299:some caption text]]'''David Louis Newman''', (March 11, 1954-) is ThomasNewman's older brother by one year. Born in Los Angeles He he played piano and he played violin as a child with the Santa Monica Symphony. He studied performance and earned degrees in orchestral conducting and violin at the University of Southern California, then worked as a studio musician and free lance conductor.

conductor. From 1977–1982 he worked extensively in the motion picture and television industry as a violinist, playing on such films as E.T., Twilight Zone – The Movie, and the original Star Trek film.

David was only fifteen when his father, [[Music/AlfredNewman Alfred]], died. After college, David began listening to hours of his father's compositions. He said, "It planted a seed in me that eventually came to fruition." Says David, "My father was a huge influence on me in all aspects of music and in the whole idea that you could get everyone together to do something extraordinarily beautiful. The collaborative and the performance and the music all rolled into one."

In his 25-year career, he has scored over 100 films, ranging from Bowfinger and Heathers, to the more recent The Spirit, and Serenity, Behaving Badly and Tarzan (2014). Newman’s music has brought to life the critically acclaimed dramas Brokedown Palace and Hoffa; top-grossing comedies Norbit, Scooby-Doo, Galaxy Quest, The Nutty Professor, The Flintstones, Throw Mama From the Train; and award- winning animated films Ice Age, The Brave Little Toaster and in 1997 he was nominated for Best Original Music Score, for the animated feature film ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}''. David is a frequent collaborator with actor/director Danny [=DeVito=]. He has scored ''Film/ThrowMommaFromTheTrain'' (1987), ''Film/TheWarOfTheRoses'' (1989), ''Film/OtherPeoplesMoney'' (1991), ''[=Hoffa=]'' (1992), ''Film/{{Matilda}}'' (1996) and ''Film/DeathToSmoochy'' (2002). He has also scored the comedies, ''Film/TheFlintstones'' (1994), ''Film/TheMightyDucks'' (1992), ''Film/TheNuttyProfessor'' (1996) and ''[[{{Film/BillAndTed}} Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure]]'' (1989).

David Newman is also a highly sought-after conductor and appears with leading orchestras throughout the world, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Boston Symphony, The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Chicago Symphony and the New York Philharmonic. He has composed almost a hundred film scores, but he has received only one Academy Award nomination. In 1997 he was nominated for Best Original Music Score, for the animated feature film ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}''.

Beginning In 1997 David was music director for the Sundance Institute for four years and he has conducted
led subscription weeks with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall and regularly conducts the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl. He is currently on several occasions. a mini tour performing live with orchestra the movie West Side Story in major orchestras in the US and abroad. He just premiered the movie Home Alone with the Cleveland Orchestra. Newman also conducts the annual movie night at the Hollywood Bowl.

Also an active composer for the concert hall, his works have been performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Indianapolis Symphony, Long Beach Symphony, and at the Ravinia Festival, Spoleto Festival USA, and Chicago’s Grant Park Music Festival.
He also re-recorded the Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox Fanfare composed by his father Alfred.

Says David, "My father was
a huge influence violin- orchestra suite for Sarah Chang based on me in all aspects of the songs from the Broadway hit, West Side Story. Newman has spent considerable time unearthing and restoring film music classics for the concert hall, and headed the Sundance Institute’s music preservation program in the whole idea that you could get everyone together late 1980s. During his tenure at Sundance he wrote an original score and conducted the Utah Symphony for the classic silent motion picture, Sunrise, which opened the Sundance Film Festival in 1989. As a tribute to do something extraordinarily beautiful. his work in film music preservation, he was elected President of the Film Music Society in 2007, a nonprofit organization formed by entertainment industry professionals to preserve and restore motion picture and television music.

Passionate about nurturing the next generation of musicians, Newman serves on the Board of the American Youth Symphony, a 43- year-old pre- professional orchestra based in Los Angeles, where in 2008 he launched the three-year "Jerry Goldsmith Project,” which explored the film music of composer Music/JerryGoldsmith in context with symphonic music.
The collaborative last 2 years have been devoted to the film music of Creator/DannyElfman. In 2007 Newman wrote the children’s melodrama Yoko and the performance Tooth Fairy for Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California, and in 2010 he served on the music all rolled into one."
faculty of the Aspen Music Festival in the Film Scoring Program. Newman is also on the Board of Governors of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences. When his schedule permits, he visits Los Angeles area high schools and universities to speak about film scoring and mentor young composers. He was the first composer to have his piece, 1001 Nights, performed in the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s FILMHARMONIC Series, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen.
25th Oct '15 10:26:13 AM ngh93
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David Louis Newman, born Los Angeles, CA, 1954 is ThomasNewman's older brother by one year. He played violin as a child with the Santa Monica Symphony. He studied performance and conducting at the University of Southern California, then worked as a studio musician and free lance conductor.

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Louis Newman, born Los Angeles, CA, 1954 Newman''', (March 11, 1954-) is ThomasNewman's older brother by one year. Born in Los Angeles He played violin as a child with the Santa Monica Symphony. He studied performance and conducting at the University of Southern California, then worked as a studio musician and free lance conductor.
18th Jan '14 6:08:08 PM undertroper
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He, along with his brother Thomas and cousin Randy and father Alfred, have their [[AwesomeMusic/TheNewmans own page dedicated to their wonderful music]].
24th Jan '13 1:43:59 PM JIKTV
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David is a frequent collaborator with actor/director Danny [=DeVito=]. He has scored ''Film/ThrowMommaFromTheTrain'' (1987), ''Film/TheWarOfTheRoses'' (1989), ''Film/OtherPeoplesMoney'' (1991), ''[=Hoffa=]'' (1992), ''Film/{{Matilda}}'' (1996) and ''Death to Smoochy'' (2002). He has also scored the comedies, ''Film/TheFlintstones'' (1994), ''Film/TheMightyDucks'' (1992), ''Film/TheNuttyProfessor'' (1996) and ''[[{{Film/BillAndTed}} Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure]]'' (1989).

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David is a frequent collaborator with actor/director Danny [=DeVito=]. He has scored ''Film/ThrowMommaFromTheTrain'' (1987), ''Film/TheWarOfTheRoses'' (1989), ''Film/OtherPeoplesMoney'' (1991), ''[=Hoffa=]'' (1992), ''Film/{{Matilda}}'' (1996) and ''Death to Smoochy'' ''Film/DeathToSmoochy'' (2002). He has also scored the comedies, ''Film/TheFlintstones'' (1994), ''Film/TheMightyDucks'' (1992), ''Film/TheNuttyProfessor'' (1996) and ''[[{{Film/BillAndTed}} Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure]]'' (1989).
24th Jan '13 1:36:51 PM JIKTV
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David Louis Newman, born Los Angeles, CA, 1954 is ThomasNewman's older brother by one year. He played violin as a child with the Santa Monica Symphony. He studied performance and conducting at the University of Southern California, then worked as a studio musician and free lance conductor.

David was only fifteen when his father, [[Music/AlfredNewman Alfred]], died. After college, David began listening to hours of his father's compositions. He said, "It planted a seed in me that eventually came to fruition."

David is a frequent collaborator with actor/director Danny [=DeVito=]. He has scored ''Film/ThrowMommaFromTheTrain'' (1987), ''Film/TheWarOfTheRoses'' (1989), ''Film/OtherPeoplesMoney'' (1991), ''[=Hoffa=]'' (1992), ''Film/{{Matilda}}'' (1996) and ''Death to Smoochy'' (2002). He has also scored the comedies, ''Film/TheFlintstones'' (1994), ''Film/TheMightyDucks'' (1992), ''Film/TheNuttyProfessor'' (1996) and ''[[{{Film/BillAndTed}} Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure]]'' (1989).

David has composed almost a hundred film scores, but he has received only one Academy Award nomination. In 1997 he was nominated for Best Original Music Score, for the animated feature film ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}''.

Beginning In 1997 David was music director for the Sundance Institute for four years and he has conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra on several occasions. He also re-recorded the Creator/TwentiethCenturyFox Fanfare composed by his father Alfred.

Says David, "My father was a huge influence on me in all aspects of music and in the whole idea that you could get everyone together to do something extraordinarily beautiful. The collaborative and the performance and the music all rolled into one."

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