Beal Institute for Film Music and Contemporary Media

“A composer, period”: Empire Film Music Ensemble Explores the Scores of Bernard Herrmann

January 26, 2018

Bernard Herrmann, shown in Hitchcock’s The Man Who Knew Too Much This Monday, January 29, Eastman offers the opportunity to go to a concert and to the movies, when the Empire Film Music Ensemble, collaborating with the Eastman School of Music’s Beal Institute of Film Music and Contemporary Media, presents an evening of music by […]


Mastering Music for the Media: An Interview with Beal Institute Director Mark Watters

May 22, 2017

Composer, arranger, and Eastman’s new Beal Institute director Mark Watters By Dan Gross Mark Watters is joining Eastman to lead the new Beal Institute for Film Music and Contemporary Media. Watters is a six-time Emmy Award winning composer, conductor and arranger. Mark served as the music director of the Centennial Olympics in 1996, and the […]