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Press Release
December 21, 2017

The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra, one of the world’s top silent film ensembles, will bring its award-winning film/concert experience to several venues with upcoming presentations of its original score, performed live-to-picture, to 1925 silent film classic Battleship Potemkin.

November 2, 2017

Leading film critic and historian Leonard Maltin, author of dozens of popular books on film, is among those who have recently praised the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra.

June 9, 2016

The Berklee Silent Film Orchestra recently received a raucous standing ovation from thousands of attendees at the renowned San Francisco Silent Film Festival for its performance, live-to-picture, of a new score for E.A. Dupont's 1925 classic film Varieté.

April 22, 2016

Graduating from the Boston Conservatory next month with a graduate performance diploma, Stephanie Clark has played the clarinet and bass clarinet in the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra for the last three years.

Press Release
April 14, 2016

The Coolidge Corner Theatre will present the world premiere of the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra’s (BSFO) new, original score to E.A. Dupont’s Weimar-era masterwork, Varieté, on May 2.

November 12, 2015

On the night before Halloween, Boston’s Symphony Hall held a special event as part of Berklee’s Signature Series concerts, performing a new original score, written by Berklee professor Sheldon Mirowitz and his film scoring students, live to picture for the silent horror film Nosferatu.

October 14, 2015

The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra will perform to picture a new score, written by Berklee composers, to the seminal horror classic Nosferatu, aiming to create the most haunting experience Boston’s Symphony Hall has ever known.

Press Release
July 29, 2015

The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra will premiere the score composed by eight of Berklee's student film composers as part of Berklee's signature concert series. 

Press Release
May 14, 2015

The San Francisco Silent Film Festival will feature the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra’s original score to F.W. Murnau’s 1924 iconic silent film, The Last Laugh, on Friday, May 29, at the Castro Theatre. 

June 27, 2014

Film scoring professor Sheldon Mirowitz is a guest on Cape and Islands NPR station WCAI's daily public affairs program, The Point