Richard Trifan

Composer, pianist/keyboardist, producer, ASCAP publisher#0059021

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"Fourth of July"!e

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Party on the Underground - promo demo

This Is For Them

About the San Francisco earthquake at 5:04 PM

"Kutna Hora" - inspired by the history

"Groove Walk"

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Composer, Pianist / multi-keyboardist producer

The Juilliard School - Lincoln Center (age 12) for 5-year curriculum, scholarship program; studied piano with the late Mme. Rosina Lhevinne; composition, and orchestration.

  • Dual winner for Philadelphia Orchestra Concerts at age 11.
  • United States winner of BMI Composer Awards at age 13.
  • Musical director for Natalie Cole; first U.S. & Canadian tours (Kevin Hunter, CMA/Capitol Records). Moog synthesist with the Village People, on

Toured & recorded with Bette Midler (Atlantic), on

Keyboardist for Stanley Turrentine, on

  • "The Man With The Sad Face" (Fantasy)
  • "The Best of Mr. T

"The Global Opera” – original stage opera in 5 languages

  • Music submitted for “Jurassic Park” (classical/symphonic film score)

  • Performed with the New York City Band on the film “Sunnyside” soundtrack with Joey Travolta

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0079968/soundtrack


http://www.wegofunk.com/New-York-City-Band-w-Luther-Vandross_a1266.html

Keyboardist / Moog IIIC on tour with Coven (Buddah) promoting "Blood on the Snow" album.

Co-producing Bobby Valli – new CD release

Co-writer for ABC World News theme (ghostwriter) for Score Productions, Inc.

Keyboardist for Raquel Welch debut, Sands Hotel, Atlantic City (Mark Shaiman)

Musical director / co-composer for Star Crossed Lovers; off-Broadway musical.

Another list of recording credits can be found here: http://albumcredits.com/Profile/132772

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  • Music soundtrack producer & writer for broadcast television commercials, corporate, industrials, documentaries for ABC, PBS, Citibank and AT&T
  • Has appeared in over 100 TV and radio commercials for Herman Edel Associates, JWT, BBDO, O&M, Campbell-Ewald, and other ad agencies.
  • Native American original music – “Same Beat” native instrumental piece; co-produced “Heyna Second Sons” CD (traditional) with Louis Mofsie, Director Thunderbird American Indian Dancers

Education:

Started music studies at the age of 3.

  • The Juilliard School - Lincoln Center (age 12) for 5-year curriculum, scholarship program; studied piano with the late Mme. Rosina Lhevinne; composition, and orchestration.
  • New York Times, Newsweek, Oggi, Time Magazine, Cosmopolitan covered family music and home academic education methods, setting precedents as the first family to do this in the state.
  • Horace Mann School, Columbia University, New York
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University with BBA and MBA in marketing
  • Expert on the Moog Series IIIC console synthesizer; studied with Walter Sear