Donald Sosin

Image © Pamela Gentile

Pianist Donald Sosin has been creating and performing silent film music for forty-five years, playing for major festivals, archives, and DVD recordings. He is the resident accompanist at New York's Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Museum of the Moving Image, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. His scores are heard regularly on Turner Classic Movies and his music accompanies films on more than fifty DVD releases. He has performed at SFSFF since 1007, and this year plays for the Amazing Tales program, Soft Shoes, Good References, No Man's Gold, and Serge Bromberg Presents..., as well as leading the Donald Sosin Ensemble for The Ancient Law.

Sosin will also give a free Master Class in Silent Film Accompaniment on Monday, June 4, 1:00–3:00 pm at the CNMAT Auditorium in Berkeley. For more information: cnmat.berkeley.edu