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Archive for September 2010

15
Sep
Music in Me After Party Jam Session

HBO’s The Music in Me

Children’s Recitals from Classical to Latin, Jazz to Zydeco
Executive Producer Leslie Stifelman A show about kids who play from the heart.
HBO asked young musicians from all corners of the US to send in videotapes of the music they play.  The joyful result is the Peabody Award Winning THE MUSIC IN ME.
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26
Sep

Awards

Leslie’s projects have been awarded the highest honors in Music and Television.  She has also been the fortunate recipient of major sponsorship and grants on behalf of her Arts and Educational initiatives.

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19
Sep

Discography

Leslie’s accomplishments as a pianist, conductor, music supervisor and producer can be heard on recordings that feature a wide variety of classical, contemporary, Broadway and jazz repertoire.  In collaboration with some of the worlds most esteemed musicians her extensive discography can be heard on all the major record labels including BMG, RCA Victor, Angel, Nonesuch, DRG, Koch International, Albany and MusicMasters.

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24
Sep

Leslie in Concert

As a piano soloist, conductor and music director, Leslie has designed programs and performed in collaboration with some of the world’s most esteemed musicians, choreographers, directors and orchestras.

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23
Sep

The Leopards Take Manhattan


THE LEOPARDS TAKE MANHATTAN: The Little Band that Roared
is a half-hour special about the musical journey of the Louisville Leopard Percussionists, a percussion ensemble of elementary school kids (ages 7-11 years old) from Louisville, Kentucky. This is the last of three 30-minute documentaries that provide a fresh look at the many ways music can have a vital, profound impact on young lives. Created by Leslie and the same team of producers and directors from HBO Family who were honored with the 2006 Peabody Award for THE MUSIC IN ME, they continue to explore the heart and soul of every young musician – and the power of music to make us all feel more alive.

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29
Sep

Finding The Groove

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24
Sep

The Trap

THE TRAP, directed by Rita Wilson and starring Jeanne Tripplehorn was developed as part of the Glamour Reel Moments – an award-winning short film series inspired by Glamour readers’ real life moments. Glamour Reel Moments is responsible for launching 14 directorial debuts by some of the most powerful women in Hollywood over the past five years – and counting. Leslie was honored to be Music Supervisor for the making of this film who’s proceeds directly benefit Film Aid International – a humanitarian aid organization that uses film and video to entertain and to educate refugees around the world.

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15
Sep
Ambassador Theater NYC

Chicago The Musical

Ambassador Theater, New York, NY
Leslie is the Music Director and Conductor of the Tony® and Grammy® Award-Winning Broadway hit musical. Chicago, The Musical has been running almost 18 years and is the Longest Running American Musical of all time.

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15
Sep
THTH Pix

Too Hot To Handel:The Gospel Messiah

CARNEGIE HALL presents an incredible blend of the timeless brilliance of Handel’s Messiah with jazz, gospel, rock and R&B is now available as an important tool connecting world-class performance with community engagement and much needed local arts education.

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