You are invited to attend the Sturbridge Rotary Club’s Zoom program, 5 PM, Tuesday August 4th, when Professor Patrick  Kirst will give us the scoop about movie music scoring. Zoom details below.

In Rotary year 2000-2001, Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar Patrick Kirst from Germany was host-counseled by the Sturbridge Rotary Club, while he studied at Boston’s Berklee College of Music.  He studied further at New York City University until “9/11” impacted him deeply; he lived just 10 blocks from Ground Zero!  He subsequently continued studies at the University of Southern California in LA, under distinguished composers such as Academy Award nominee David Raksin, Golden Globe nominee Christopher Young, Jack Smalley and Grammy Award winner Joe Harnell. 

Patrick has been a faculty member of the Univ. of S. California since 2007, composed many movie scores, and teaches the subject at the post-graduate level.  He is a “real cool, fun guy”, willing to tells us about his experiences and what Rotary did for him.  You may remember him; he created and played the musical Movie Bingo game at the 2009 District Conference Saturday Dinner.Topic: Sturbridge Rotary meeting; Speaker is Prof. Patrick Kirst (movie composer

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