Béla Kovács (born May 1, 1937 in Tatabánya, Hungary) is a Hungarian clarinetist. He graduated from the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary. He was principal clarinetist with the Hungarian State Opera Orchestra and the Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra since 1956, until he retired in 1981. Kovács has been a Professor of Clarinet at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest and at the University of Music and Dramatic Arts in Graz, Austria. He has also composed a set of concert etudes for clarinet called “Hommages” that are written in the style of a number of different composers and are studied and/or performed widely today. To learn more about Kaye Royer, visit: https://kayeroyer.com
Cheryl Lee, animator and filmmaker; Lauren Greenberg, new 2021 music score. An alien fishboy is teased in school, but finds solace in a rain storm. This engaging animated short film was created by a 4th Year animation student of Sheridan College Animation Program. If you are interested in becoming a great animator, visit https://www.sheridancollege.ca/progra….
Lauren Greenberg is currently a Bachelor of Music in Composition Degree candidate at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. From piano lessons at age 5, Lauren studied musical composition in 2014, and studied with eminent composer Kevin Lau before attending the Boston Conservatory at Berklee where she studyies with Marti Epstein. Lauren has composed a variety of musical pieces across classical and modern genres. Her works have been performed in Toronto, Ottawa, and Boston. She has studied flute and vocals, was a member of various bands and choirs, and has been an accompanist for musicals, vocal performances, and assemblies. Lauren has been a cast member in musical theatre productions. In 2019, she was the recipient of the Lisa-Ann Lauren Posluns Memorial Endowment Fund Music Award, for exemplary contribution to her high school’s music program during her four years of study. Lauren also performs weekly piano concerts for the elderly at Baycrest Hospital in Toronto. She has a passion for writing music, playing piano, and sharing the beauty of music with others. Learn more about Lauren Greenberg: https://www.laurengreenbergmusic.com