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TXST pianist plays Hollywood score

Hank Hehmsoth was featured lead jazz piano to a sold-out audience for “La La Land – In Concert” Friday night June 30 with the Austin Symphony at the Long Center. La La Land won 6 Oscars in 2017, including Best Song and Best Musical Score. The William Morris Talent Agency in Hollywood sent Hank 30+ video sync clips to work on, coordinating his hands with the closeups in the film. Other performers included guest LA conductor Thiago Tiberio, as well as Texas State faculty Bobby Lopez, Ian Davidson, David Dawson, Genaro Gonzalez, Kari Klier, and Daris Word-Hale.

La La Land Austin June 30 2017