Photo of Branden Brown holding a saxophone.

Branden Brown premieres film score at Palm Springs International ShortFest

Thornton Jazz Studies Department alumnus Branden Brown (’21) will premiere his first original film score for What I Had to Leave Behind at the Academy Award and BAFTA-qualifying 28th Palm Springs International ShortFest in June. Brown’s score features instrumentalists and fellow Thornton alumni Ethan Chilton (’20, M.M. ’22), Cyrus Elia (’20) and Lauren Ellis (’21), with engineering by jazz studies alumnus Daniel Weidlein (’12).

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