This first class in a series exploring classic film scores concentrates on film music from the 1930-1950’s. This is a unique period in the history of film scoring, beginning with Max Steiner, who is regarded as the father of film music for his groundbreaking 1933 score for King Kong. Major film composers of the era are covered including Erich Korngold, Alfred Newman, Bernard Herrmann, Miklos Rosza, and Richard Addinsell.

Jane Ellen passionately shares her eclectic interests via the marvels of the internet from her home in Central Florida’s Space Coast. Specializing in all aspects of music and entertainment history, she strives to bring her subjects to life while seeking to make a deeper understanding of music accessible to all. Jane’s presentations benefit not only from her gifts as a storyteller, but from a lifetime of work as a scholar, performer, composer, and recording artist.