Hollywood Film Composer Sujin Nam Planning Lecture

Oct. 11, 2007

Pianist and film composer Sujin Nam will give a free lecture at The University of Texas at Dallas on Wednesday Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Jonsson Performance Hall.

As a score coordinator or orchestrator, Nam has worked on a variety of films including Entrapment, The Hurricane, Spiderman 2, Spiderman 3, Ghost Rider, The Grudge and Lucky You.  

She has worked closely with such film directors as Jon Amiel, Curtis Hanson, Norman Jewison and Sam Raimi on films produced by 20th Century Fox, Columbia, MGM, Miramax, Paramount and Universal.  Nam has composed music for Drive, Welcome to the Parker, The Fifth Patient, Starting Over, Vaudeville, Shanghai Ghetto, The Visit, Menace and One Last Run.

Nam’s numerous honors and awards include a Sundance Composers Lab Fellowship in 2002, an ASCAP Composer Workshop Fellowship in 1999, a BMI Young Composer Grant in 1998 and a James Thomas Weldon Jazz Pianist Award in 1997.

Nam received her undergraduate degree at the Mannes College of Music in Manhattan. She earned her master's degree at the University of North Texas, where she studied classical piano performance, jazz performance, conducting, arranging and composition.  Nam studied scoring for motion pictures and television at the University of Southern California.

More information about the event is available at http://ah.utdallas.edu/season0708/sujinnam.htm.

For information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UT Dallas, please call 972-UTD-ARTS (972-883-2787) or e-mail utdarts@utdallas.edu.  People with disabilities in need of special accommodations may call 972-883-2982, Texas Relay Operator: 1-800-RELAYVV.

About the School of Arts & Humanities

The School of Arts & Humanities at UT Dallas offers a dynamic and integrated approach to education that fosters the critical, creative and communicative skills necessary for success in the culturally diverse, technologically rich and change-intensive environment of the 21st century.  For more information about the School of Arts & Humanities, please visit the Web site at http://ah.utdallas.edu

About UT Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor, enrolls more than 14,500 students.  The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores.  The University offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs.  For additional information about UT Dallas, please visit the University’s Web site at www.utdallas.edu.


Kristi Barrus, UTD, (972) 883-2927, kristi.barrus@utdallas.edu
Meredith Dickenson, UT Dallas, (972) 883-2293, meredith.dickenson@utdallas.edu

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