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Updated: July 06, 2013 

For Immediate Release - Three Broadway Divas with Long Beach Pops, Scoring Sessions, Minsky's, The Full Monty, The Rat Pack, and More


March 28: Long Beach Symphony Pops with Three Broadway Divas
April: The Rat Pack Live at the Sands - Orange County Performing Arts Center (John Sawoski is on stage playing keyboards for every performance... more info coming soon)
May: Grease - Orange County Performing Arts Center (selected performances only... more info coming soon)
Summer 2009: The Pageant of the Masters (John Sawoski is first keyboardist for all performances... more info coming soon)

News Update:

Minsky's at the Ahmanson Theatre
Scoring Sessions for Tuomas Kantilenin
Multiple Recording Sessions
The Full Monty at South Bay Civic Light Opera
February 21, 2009 - Academy Award Cinematography Nominees Event


March 28, 2009 - John Sawoski plays piano as three of Broadway's best—Debbie Gravitte, Anne Runolfsson, and Jan Horvath—light up the stage. They'll dazzle with hit after show-stopping hit from Sweet Charity, Gypsy, Wicked, A Chorus Line, Evita, Jekyll and Hyde, My Fair Lady and many more. Inevitably and enter-tainingly, LBSO favorite Michael Krajewski will add plenty of fun and humor to this evening of Broadway gems.

~ The program line-up is in originally announced performance order but is subject to change. ~ All concerts (except for Holiday POPS! Celebration) begin at 8 p.m. in the Long Beach Arena, LB Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for picnicking.
~ "Southern California's Greatest Indoor Musical Picnics"

NEWS UPDATE - March 2009
In February, John Sawoski played piano with a 60-piece orchestra on a series of scoring sessions at Capitol Records Studios and Glenwood Place Studios for Finnish composer Tuomas Kantilenin's latest film-scoring project, a Belgian film called Lemo, currently scheduled for a 2009 release. Also at Capitol in March, John Sawoski played piano and conducted the string section on a pop recording session for which he also orchestrated. At his home studio, John Sawoski continues to arrange, play, and produce on a wide range of projects, from pop vocal recordings to classical instrumental projects.


John Sawoski Plays Two Fun Musicals in February and March 2009

In February, John Sawoski was second keyboard sub in the orchestra pit for The Full Monty at Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities, at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. Also in February and March, Sawoski played second keyboard in the orchestra of the new Broadway-bound Charles Strouse-Susan Birkenhead musical comedy called Minsky's at the Ahmanson Theatre at Los Angeles County's Music Center, subbing for associate conductor Larry Goldberg.

John Sawoski Musical Directs for Academy Award Cinematography Nominees Event

Saturday, February 21, 2009 -  John Sawoski supervised, arranged, played piano, and conducted the music for the Kodak Cinematography Awards Ceremonies (private event for cinematographers nominated for Academy Awards, featuring musical excerpts from the nominated films/TV shows). Seven Oscar winners were in attendance, along with the recent nominees.

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Last updated: 03/28/09