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Score to The Plural of Blood wins Silver Medal (Outstanding Achievement) from the Global Music Awards!

»Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Recent News | 0 comments

Score to The Plural of Blood wins Silver Medal (Outstanding Achievement) from the Global Music Awards!

We received word over the weekend that the score to The Plural of Blood won a Silver Medal for Outstanding Achievement from the Global Music Awards!!! We are beyond thrilled and I wish to thank director Mary-Lyn Chambers, and producers Monica Lawson and Roxy Shih for being so incredibly supportive!! Logline When one incident triggers a storm, we realize we are more connected than we think. Synopsis Diana is a successful African American event producer living in Los Angeles. Disappointing her mother, she marries Alejandro, a Latino police officer. Very much in love, they find themselves on the verge of adopting a son. Their world unravels when Alejandro finds himself amid a fatal shooting. About the Score The score combines choral elements with synth elements to...

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Spectrum Symphony in New York City to perform Nicolas’ Danse Diabolique for String Orchestra

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Spectrum Symphony in New York City to perform Nicolas’ Danse Diabolique for String Orchestra

The Spectrum Symphony will perform Nicolas Repetto’s Danse Diabolique for String Orchestra on Friday, October 20, 2017 in New York City for the Symphony’s Halloween-themed concert. The work will be conducted by Maestro David A. Grunberg as he leads the string section of the Spectrum Symphony. Danse Diabolique was born out of a love for syncopated music that makes one move and dance. The syncopated, driving rhythms are contrasted by lyrical lines played in the violin and viola sections. A rhythmic motive initiated by the viola and cello sections starts the diabolical journey of dance and lyricism. A contrasting lyrical B section, in 6/8, almost waltz-like, shows a softer side of this dance journey. Various tango elements are also found in this piece...

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Coyote score completed, Film and score receive stellar reviews

»Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Recent News | 0 comments

Coyote score completed, Film and score receive stellar reviews

It’s been an incredibly busy summer! I’ve had the good fortune of scoring a few short films back to back, so let’s start with Coyote! Mark Grabianowski’s Coyote is a thriller and is inspired by true events. Coyote introduces the viewer to the world of human trafficking through the life of a young woman who has escaped from her captors. In her struggle to reach the US boarder, she is confronted with a choice that could change her life forever.  The script was written by Mark Grabianowski in the summer of 2016. Pre-Production began in January of 2017 followed by a two day production in March 2017 and one pickup day in May. Coyote was Shot on location in the Mojave Desert of California. The score for Coyote needed to have grit and...

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Music for We The Future

»Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Composition, Recent News | 0 comments

Nicolas provided music for the We The Future launch video.  From We The Future: Millennials are now the largest — and most progressive — bloc of eligible voters in the country, but less than 20% are likely to vote in 2018. We the Future is combining proven political organizing strategies with digital technology to increase millennial turnout and flip the House blue in 2018. We’re arming our supporters with new tools that leverage social networks and digital communication channels to mobilize their friends and communities in elections. See the We The Future launch video...

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Nicolas invited to the Mayfield School as guest artist, will compose original music

»Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Composition, Recent News | 0 comments

Nicolas invited to the Mayfield School  as guest artist, will compose original music

Excited to announce that I will be starting a four week guest artist residency at the Mayfield School in Pasadena thanks to Christin Hablewitz, a wonderful and talented musician and instructor.    I will be discussing the role of music in film, the scoring process and much more. Plus, I will be writing original music for Christin Hablewitz’s instrumental class that will perform this music live to an original film the media department is working. This is collaboration at its best! Being asked to compose music for such a stellar and eclectic group is an honor and I look forward to working with the students in making this experience fun and exciting! For more information, please visit the Mayfield School page on Facebook for pictures, videos and...

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Nicolas receives ASCAP Foundation | Michelle and Dean Kay Award

»Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Recent News | 0 comments

Nicolas receives ASCAP Foundation | Michelle and Dean Kay Award

Today, I received word that the ASCAP Foundation selected me for the Michelle and Dean Kay Award. The congratulatory letter states:           ASCAP and coupled with an incredible, supportive staff like Richard Bellis, Michael Todd, Jennifer Harmon, Yvette Martinez, and Patrick Clancy provided growth and nurturing through the Film Scoring Workshop. To be selected among the pool of incredibly talented composer colleagues I had the privilege of getting to know and become friends with through the ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop is incredibly humbling. I will cherish this moment forever!   Tweet Share

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