Jim Papoulis Gallery

 

 
Jim Papoulis  
 
 
Composer Producer

 

 

 

   
  The Music  

Jim Papoulis has a distinctive musical style that combines contemporary sounds with musical traditions from around the globe.    Traveling worldwide, Papoulis works with international artists and ensembles   in order to explore and create a sound for a global community.   This multi-cultural sound has become the cornerstone of his works for choirs, orchestras, and ensembles.
     
Amphion Music

In 1993 Papoulis founded, AMPHION MUSIC, a full-service music production company, specializing in composing and recording original music and orchestrations for films, commercials, dance, and ensembles.   Known for high quality, unique compositions, quick turnaround time, capturing the client's core ideas, and personal attention to detail, AMPHION MUSIC has been the voice for hundreds of companies for over twelve years.
     
  Recording Studio  
 


Located in Manhattan, Amphion's state-of-the-art recording studio features the OTARI Radar 48 track, 24-bit recorder; an OTARI 96 input fully automated console, and a complete array of digital samplers and acoustic instruments.   By incorporating the latest in digital technology and signal processing, the studio easily facilitates all styles of music.

 
     
  Original Music  
 


- UNICEF's theme First Earth Run , performed worldwide (London's Royal Albert Hall, The Great Wall of China)
- Original music for Merce Cunningham Retrospective (Merce Cunningham Dancers/ Europe)
- Dance Theater of Harlem 30 th Anniversary Gala
- The Prodigal Son 40 th Anniversary Gala Alvin Ailey Dance Company
- Hyatt International's worldwide philanthropic music tour of
SOUNDS OF A BETTER WORLD = small voices calling
- History's Doorstep, for orchestra performed with 16 philharmonics worldwide, 2006

 
 

 

 
  Live Show Highlights  
 


- Honda International (San Diego Pops Orchestra, 60 piece Gospel Choir, STOMP)
- AT&T President's Award Show (20 piece band 9 vocalists)
- Astra's Merger Show (with Blue Man Group   and funk band)
- GMC Master Dealers Show (Wynona Judd, Marvin Hamlisch)
- CBS Awards Show at Carnegie Hall (hosted by Bryant Gumbel, Dan Rather)
- Bristol Meyers Sales Convention (Huey Lewis, Michael Crawford)
- Original scoring Sound Dome (Epcot Center)
- Original Score for Millennium Christening in South Hampton, England (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, South End Choir)
- IBM Original Score for global launch featuring 6 world percussionists, symphony orchestra, choir, opera singer

 
     
  Orchestrations  
 


As an orchestrator Papoulis has worked with

The Paris Opera
Vangelis
Natalie Cole
Winona Judd
Melissa Manchester
Aretha Franklin
Tony Bennett
Patti Labelle
Celine Deon
Christina Aguilera
Martha Walsh
Faith Hill
Vanessa Williams
 
     
  Foundation for Small Voices  
 

For the past five   years Papoulis   has toured with the SOUNDS OF A BETTER WORLD = small voices calling world-wide concert series, sponsored by Hyatt International Hotels and The Foundation for Small Voices, www.foundationforsmallvoices.org . He has worked with children's choirs in China, South America, Africa, Russia,   Europe, and throughout the United States. Papoulis is currently working on the third album, Shadows , in the SOUNDS OF A BETTER WORLD trilogy, featuring The Tokyo String Quartet.

 
     
  Corporate Clients  
 

Abc
American Express
AT & T
Avon
Bloomingdales
BMW
Budweiser
Burger King
Business Week
CBS
Calvin Klein
Chrysler
Coca-cola
Disney
ESPN
Ford
Fuji
GM
HBO
Honda
Hyatt
IBM
Johnson & Johnson
Kodak
L'Oreal
MCI
Mercedes
Met Life
McDonald's
Michelin
NBA
NBC
Newsweek
NFL
Pediatric Aids
(nominated for best Score)
People Magazine
Pfizer
Pontiac
Reebok
Sony

*Original music for series of LUCENT commercials focusing on different global cultures, chanting and orchestral sounds

 
     
  Awards  
 


- The Brizzolara Family's Most Inspirational Film at The Hampton's International Film Festival '04 ( The Untold -Story of Emmett Till )
- Winner Best Feature, Arizona International Film Festival '04
- Special Recognition, Prada Fdn., Tribeca Film Festival '04,
- Best Selection Avignon/NY Film Festival '04 ( Lustre ),
- Four Telly Awards for excellence in industrial composition 2005
- The Young People's Chorus of NYC Artistic Honoree Award '05
- University of Miami School of Music Alumni of Distinction '04
Five Tellys in '04
- Metro Mass Choir Inspiration Award '03
- National Association of Composers awards for Philopoly (flute choir) & Ghost (string quartet)
- Two Clios Awards

 
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