Marylhurst University

Skip to content »

John Paul’s Film Score Featured in Festival

Dr. John Paul, music department chair, will conduct a live performance of his musical score for the film City Girl at The Liberty Theater as part of the Astoria Music Festival on June 20, 2013.

F.W. Murnau's 1930 classic silent film City Girl is a tale of love between the beautiful Chicago girl Kate and simple farm boy Lem. Set in the wheat fields of Minnesota, the film was actually shot in eastern Oregon. Dr. Paul composed a score to accompany the film for the Oregon Sesquicentennial Film Festival in 2009.

John F. Paul is active writing music for the concert hall as well as film and videogames. His interests lie in the intersection of the dramatic and architectural aspects of music. He currently chairs the Department of Music at Marylhurst University, where he teaches composition and holds the Joseph Naumes Endowed Chair in Music. His music has been heard at concerts by Free Marz String Trio, Portland Vocal Consort, Northwest New Music Ensemble, and at the Ernest Bloch Composers Symposium, June-in-Buffalo and the International Festival of Experimental Music in Bourges, France.

Related News

See All News

Eileen Mejia Leads Regional Retreat

Eileen Mejia, communication studies faculty, will lead a retreat for Universal Unitarians in Seabeck, Wash., in May 2015.

John Haek Gives Talk at Svoboda Concert

John Haek, music faculty, will give the pre-concert talk at two performances featuring works by the renowned composer Tomas Svoboda on April 16 and 17, 2015.

Calendar

See All Events

March 30, 2015 – May 08, 2015

Kate Simmons: Ripple

The Marylhurst University Department of Art is proud to present the work of Kate Simmons at the Mayer Art Building as well as a show of sculpture b...

READ MORE

April 07, 2015 – May 15, 2015

The Art Gym: Heidi Schwegler

Schwegler is an artist working in a variety of media, most frequently sculpture and video. She is concerned with the impermanent nature of the corp...

READ MORE

April 26, 2015

Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit

The Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit features instrument makers and performers of the Pacific Northwest. Exhibits and woodworking demonstrations...

READ MORE

GIVE

Support Marylhurst University. Gifts of all sizes make a difference!

DONATE NOW

©2013 Marylhurst University