Category: Events

Williams Donates All His Scores to Juilliard

The Juilliard School announced today that it has received a bequest from Academy Award-winning composer and conductor John Williams of his complete library of concert music and film music scores as well as his sketchbooks. Mr. Williams, who studied piano…

HAPPY 86th BIRTHDAY!

Today is John Williams’ 86th birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MAESTRO! Celebrate John Williams’ birthday in our forums

Williams Receives Harvard Honorary Degree (Video)

John Williams was presented with an honorary doctorate in music from Harvard University on Thursday, sharing Harvard’s 366th Commencement Day spotlight with a host of honorees at the top of their fields. During the ceremony, one of the school’s most…

Williams Conducts at Star Wars 40th Anniversary Event

John Williams conducted the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra during the Star Wars 40th anniversary celebration panel which took place April 13 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. The orchestra performed “Princess Leia’s Theme” as a tribute to Carrie…

Williams Attends Henry Mancini Tribute

Nearly $1 million was raised for the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts during a star-studded tribute to the music composer Henry Mancini Saturday night at the Wallis theater in Beverly Hills. Approximately 450 attended the event, which featured…

Williams to Attend Henry Mancini Gala Event

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts celebrates the musical legacy of Henry Mancini, one of the world’s greatest composers, conductors and arrangers, on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Julie Andrews will co-host a star studded tribute on the Bram…

‘John Williams Turns 85’

JOHN WILLIAMS TURNS EIGHTY FIVE By Steve Vertlieb There’s simply no other way to say it. This is one of the greatest single photographs of my seventy one years. The time was late August, 2010. The place was inside the…

HAPPY 85th BIRTHDAY, MR. WILLIAMS!

Today is John Williams’ 85th birthday. Happy birthday, Maestro! PRESS RELEASE: Boston Pops Announce Details of 2017 Season Including Season-Long Tribute to John Williams KEITH LOCKHART AND BOSTON POPS ANNOUNCE 2017 SPRING SEASON, MAY 10-JUNE 17, HIGHLIGHTED BY THE FIRST-EVER…

John Williams Presents William Ross with Golden Score Award

Emmy-winning composer-arrangers William Ross and Alf Clausen were honored with Golden Score Awards by the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers (ASMAC) November 6 at the Skirball Cultural Center. More than 300 members of L.A.’s musical community turned out…

Williams Conducts National Anthem at Dodger Stadium

John Williams conducted members of the LA Philharmonic in his own arrangement of the Star-Spangled Banner on Friday, as part of a tribute to Vin Scully at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The video of the performance is now available…

John Williams’ AFI Award Tribute Videos Online

The American Film Institute’s YouTube channel has been updated with a series of highlights from their John Williams Life Achievement Award tribute gala, which took place on June 9 in Hollywood. Their current playlist includes Williams’ acceptance speech as well…