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Robert Rich - Recording Artist and Mastering Engineer

When: Tuesday, May 19, at 7PM
Where: Foothill College Appreciation Hall
Open to the General Public
Directions to Campus


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Living the Creative Life

Robert Rich (http://robertrich.com/) has created a rewarding and successful career as an Ambient musician, a style that emphasizes atmospheric musical textures over traditional song structures. His award-winning music has been featured in films, documentaries, and in the numerous CDs as a solo artist or in collaborations with others.

Robert is here to answer YOUR questions! (He will also perform some of his music live on stage)

How has Robert managed to sustain his unlikely career for three decades while maintaining his fundamental artistic vision and style?

Find out when Robert discusses:

  • How to get started on the creative path.
  • Challenges and compromises that artists face.
  • The multiple revenue sources that lead to a successful career as an artist.
  • An overview of opportunities within the music, film, and media production industries.

This informative lecture is free and open to the general public.

Music and Memory - Film Screening and Panel Discussion

When: Wednesday, May 20, at 7PM
Where: Foothill College Appreciation Hall
Open to the General Public
Directions to Campus


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ALIVE INSIDE is a joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken our souls and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity.

Filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett chronicles the astonishing experiences of individuals around the country who have been revitalized through the simple experience of listening to music.

After the screening we will have a panel discussion with local professionals using the Music and Memory (https://musicandmemory.org) protocol.

John Becker, Ph.D. Alzheimer's Association (http://www.alz.org/)

Judy Eskinazi from the Brandeis National Committee (https://www.brandeis.edu/)

Come see how personalized music, using Apple iPods, has transformed lives. Anyone whose family member has been affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia will want to see ALIVE INSIDE: A STORY OF MUSIC & MEMORY.

2014 Audience Awards for “Best Documentary” at the Sundance, Sedona, Provincetown and Milano International Film Festival.

Bring your friends. Everyone is welcome.

Can you donate an iPod Shuffle to help the Music and Memory program?

Please bring them tonight!

Alive Inside Trailer

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Lectures and Events at Foothill College Spring 2015

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When: Tuesdays at 7PM
Where: Foothill College Recording Studio Building 1101
Open to the General Public
Directions to Campus

April 7 - Bruce Tambling - Class Overview and Career Options
April 14 - Cookie Marenco - Careers in High Resolution Audio
April 21 - BZ Lewis - How to Survive Owning a Recording Studio
April 28 - George Horn - Mastering Engineer
May 5 - Larry Groupe - Composing Music for Film and TV
May 12 - Ed Goldfarb - Scoring Music for Pokemon
May 19 - Robert Rich - Recording Artist and Mastering Engineer
May 26 - Dale D-Wiz Everingham and Robert Kirby - Diverse Careers in Audio
June 2 - Marc Senesac - Chief Audio Engineer Sony Entertainment
June 9 - Jeffrey Markham - Audio for Television and Film, and Gene Dreyband - Life "After" Music
June 16 - Terry Carleton - Making it THRU, not making it BIG in the Music Industry
June 23 - Finals Week

For more information go here: MUS50C - Careers in Music and Media

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When: Wednesdays at 7PM
Where: Foothill College Building 1101 or Appreciation Hall
Open to the General Public
Directions to Campus

April 8 - Bruce Tambling - Intro to Music Therapy and Sound Healing - Class Overview
April 15 - David DiLullo - Healing Power of Drums and Rhythm
April 22 - Randy Masters - Acoustics of Music, Sound and Consciousness
April 29 - James Word - TaKeTiNa Percussion Workshop
May 6 - Beth Robinson - Board Certified Music Therapist
May 13 - Steven Halpern - Lecture and Concert Performance
May 20 - Music and Memory - Film Screening and Panel Discussion
May 27 - Dr. Tim O'Shea - Sound Healing from Pythagoras to D.D. Palmer
June 3 - Lee Holden - Tao of Healing Sounds
June 10 - Danny Goldberg - Gong Workshop and Concert
June 17 - Ian Wilkerson - Bay Area Music Therapy
June 24 - Finals Week

For more information go to: MUS83A - Intro to Music Therapy and Soundwork