John Williams salutes Vin Scully

On Friday, September 23, John Williams will conduct musicians from the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a special arrangement of The Star-Spangled Banner during pre-game ceremonies at Dodger Stadium honoring retiring play-by-announcer Vin Scully.

Williams conducts Force Awakens music at the Hollywood Bowl

On Labor Day weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 2–4), John Williams made his annual appearance at the Hollywood Bowl, conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic in selections from The Force Awakens and other films in the Star Wars saga — along with the West Coast premiere of his Suite from The BFG. On the first half of the program, conductor David Newman led the Philharmonic in other film music favorites, including Williams’ theme from Sabrina.

Signature Edition scores on sale

A current sale on orchestral music and scores at online retailer Sheet Music Plus applies to all of the John Williams Signature Edition scores and orchestral parts, providing savings of 20% over list prices. This includes the newest addition, John Williams’ Suite from The Force Awakens (Hal Leonard 4491706).