The Rapidian

film music

'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl' comes to the GR Pops stage, March 8-10

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 03-06-2019 under NONPROFITS

Famed film composer Hans Zimmer thought The Lion King and Gladiator were great projects, which is why he signed up to compose the music for those films. When director Gore Verbinski invited the film composer of Inception and The Dark Knight trilogy...

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Enjoy 'Star Wars' and more at Grand Rapids Pops' concerts of movie music of John Williams, May 11-13

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 05-08-2018 under NONPROFITS

Through the medium of music, John Williams has created more heroes and villains than Harry Potter could summon with all his magical powers. The Harry Potter franchise of movies are just some of the many famous films for which Williams has composed...

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Music student creates score for award-winning student film

by (nak6)

Submitted 12-05-2012 under OPINION

The process of creating a film’s musical score is one of the toughest experiences of filmmaking. For senior Logan Knoppers, it was also the most rewarding. A music composition major, Knoppers created the score for "A Royal Pain," the...

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