His film scoring accomplishments include an Emmy for his original score for Sunshine's on the Way and another for musical direction of a PBS special on Eubie Blake. He has served as composer/arranger/conductor/pianist for 12 Woody Allen films, including Zelig, Purple Rose of Cairo, and Everyone Says I Love You, and he scored the Oscar-winning film Moonstruck. He has performed live accompaniment for silent films at venues including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and at the San Francisco Silent Film Festival.
Judy Hyman is an Emmy award–winning musician and composer who has toured and recorded as a founding member of the genre-defying band The Horse Flies and also with Natalie Merchant. She has appeared on MTV, A Prairie Home Companion, All Things Considered, e-Town, and Late Night with David Letterman.
Judy is also a composer of music for film, television, and multi-media. She won an Emmy for her original music for The Cultivated Life: Thomas Jefferson and Wine and most recently scored the 2011 PBS documentary The War of 1812. With her husband Jeff Claus, she has created original music for feature films (The Year That Trembled and Disappearances); documentaries (Through Deaf Eyes, John James Audubon: Drawn From Nature, Return of the Cuyahoga,) and a video that ran for several years in the exhibit at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C. With The Horse Flies she composed the music for two feature film scores: Where the Rivers Flow North (Producers' Guild of America Nova Award) and A Stranger in the Kingdom.
The October 9th concert has tickets available ($12 in advance, $15 at the door) for sale online at www.ticketcenterithaca.com or in-person at Ithaca Guitar Works in the DeWitt Mall (and online at www.guitarworks.com), Angry Mom Records (on The Commons in the basement of Autumn Leaves Bookstore), and at the Ithaca Ticket Center (on The Commons in Center Ithaca).
Audience members may meet the musicians at a post-concert signing; Late Last Summer and Ithaca silent movie DVDs will be available for sale at the event.
IF YOU GO
WHAT: Dick Hyman and Judy Hyman Concert plus Ithaca Silent Film screening
WHEN: Tuesday, October 9th, 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Barnes Hall on the Cornell Campus, Sage Avenue, Ithaca, NY
COST: $12 in advance, $15 at the door
PLUS: Post-concert album signing
INFO: dickhyman.com, judyhyman.com
ADVANCE TICKETS AT : Ithaca Guitar Works in DeWitt Mall (www.guitarworks.com)
Angry Mom Records (on The Commons in the basement of Autumn Leaves)
Ithaca Ticket Center (in Center Ithaca and online at www.ticketcenterithaca.com)
Photo Credit: Jon Reis