Tony-Winning Orchestrator Jonathan Tunick Is Up Close & Personal Sept. 13 at Birdland

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13 Sep 2012

Jonathan Tunick
Jonathan Tunick
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Musical director, orchestrator and composer Jonathan Tunick takes part in Up Close & Personal, an in-depth conversation with the Oscar, Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner, Sept. 13 at Birdland.

Presented by the American Society of Music Arrangers & Composers (ASMAC) and the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP), the event is hosted by ASMAC president Larry Blank.

The evening, which begins at 5 PM with cocktails and dinner, promises "an insightful look into the career of Jonathan Tunick, one of only 12 people to have won all four major American show business awards: Tony Award, Academy Award, Emmy Award and Grammy Award. Much of his work has arisen from his involvement in theatre, and since 1970, he has worked on most of the musicals of Stephen Sondheim, beginning with Company through the 2010-11 revival of Follies."

Tunick's other Broadway credits include Promises, Promises; Dames at Sea; A Little Night Music; A Chorus Line; Sweeney Todd; Nine; Into the Woods; Nick & Nora; Phantom; The Color Purple; Marie Christine; The Wind in the Willows; Road Show; and Paradise Found, among others. For more on his theatrical history, visit the Playbill Vault.

Birdland is located at 315 West 44th Street. To make a reservation, call (818) 994-4661 or email asmac@theproperimageevents.com. For more information, visit ASMAC.org or ASCAP.com.