Pam Gates
violin



Professional Experience:
Orchestral:
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra with Japan Tours
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra – Opera Ensemble
Beverly Hills Symphony and Chamber Orchestra
The California Chamber Virtuosi Players – Henri Temianka, Conductor
Glendale Symphony
Los Angeles Pops Orchestra
The New American Orchestra
Pasadena Symphony

Studio Recording:
The following list represents composers for whom I have worked with in motion picture, television and recording studios:

John Barry, Richard Bellis, Marco Beltrami, David Benoit, Elmer Bernstein, Bruce Broughton, David Campbell, Jay Chattaway, Alf Clausen, Bill Contie, John Debney, Steven Dorf, Randy Edelman, Danny Elfman, Claire Fischer, Charlie Fox, Richard Gibbs, Elliot Godenthal, Jerry Goldsmith, Dave Grusin, Lee Holdridge, James Horner, March Isham, Maurice Jarre, Michael kamen, Michel Legrand, Dennis McCarthy, Alan Menkin, Ira Newborn, Basil Rofedouris, Van Dyke Parks, Marty Patch, Rachel Portman, Arthur Rubinstein, Lalo Schifrin, Mark Shaiman, Howard Shore, John Williams

Live Television:
Academy Awards, Emmy Award Show, Grammy Award Show, Golden Globe Awards, “Live from Studio 8H…100 Years of America’s Popular Music”, New York, “Happy Days”, soloist, pre-record and show, Olympic Games Orchestra, opening and closing ceremonies, MTV Award Show.

Opera Ballet & Theater:
L.A. Opera, American Ballet, Civic Light Opera, Joffrey Ballet, Greek Theater, Universal Amphitheater, Australian Ballet.

Solo and Chamber Music Performance:
Solo and chamber music recitals in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, Lake Arrowhead and Bakersfield, California, Los Angeles Valley College Chamber Music Series – La Vern Brahms Festival – Palisades Chamber Series

Concertmaster Positions:
Smokey Robinson
Lani Kazan
Long Beach Opera – Principal Second
Los Angeles Modern String Orchestra – Concertmaster
La Jolla Chamber Orchestra – Assistant Principal Second
Film Score: “The Embrace” – Concertmaster and Soloist

Education:
Master of Arts: University of Southern California
Violin Performance Major
Violin Studies with Eudice Shapiro
Master of Music Education – University of Southern California

Bachelor of Music – San Diego State University

Additional Studies:
Violin Study: Bob Lipsett, Los Angeles
Stuart Canin – Los Angeles
Charles Castleman – Eastman School of Music – New York
Joahcim Chassman – Los Angeles
Rafael Druian – New York
Henri Termianka – Los Angeles
Chamber Music Study: The Kronos Quartet, coaching from all members
Alice and Eleanor Schoenfeld – U.S.C.

Conducting: Instrumental Conducting Graduate Study – Daniel Lewis

Festivals: Flagstaff Arizona Music Festival
Idyllwild Festival Orchestra
La Jolla Chamber Orchestra Festival
Mozart Monterey Festival

Affiliations:
Musicians Union Local #47 and #7
National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
Recording Musicians Association
Society of Composers & Lyricists

Honors:
Lifetime member of the National Music Honors Society, Pi Kappa Lambda

Instrument:
Joseph Gagliano, Italy, 18th Century
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