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San Diego music club lecture on film music march 2014 150 150 Sheridon Stokes

San Diego music club lecture on film music march 2014

Concerts in the Castle 150 150 Sheridon Stokes

Concerts in the Castle

“Concerts in the Castle” presents the Mozart Flute quartet and Roussel trio Sunday Nov. 10th 3:30 p.m. Glendale, Ca  

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The Ten Commandments… 539 634 Sheridon Stokes

The Ten Commandments…

This list was prepared one day at  CBS during an impromptu discussion to find ways for oboist, Alan Vogel, to become a recording musician.  The date was sometime in the early 1980’s.  After realizing what he must do to succeed as a recording artists, he seemed to lose interest… The Ten Commandments for Certain Success…

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Sheridon Stokes and Lalo Schifrin on “Rush Hour 2”
Mission Impossible, Rush Hour, and the Red Dragon 687 625 Sheridon Stokes

Mission Impossible, Rush Hour, and the Red Dragon

Disney and the Hollywood Bowl 641 536 Sheridon Stokes

Disney and the Hollywood Bowl

In 1964 I became Ist flute with the Disney orchestra and played many movies and TV shows with them until it was disbanded as a regular orchestra about 10 years later. One of the reasons I got hired, was because in 1955 I did a spot with Carla Alberghetti (soprano) with the “Mickey Mouse Club”…

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My Return from the Army and the Sound of Music… 250 345 Sheridon Stokes

My Return from the Army and the Sound of Music…

Being in LA was quite an adjustment after Europe and the army. I got used to the slower pace in Europe and it seemed like madness how fast everyone moved in LA and New York. It took a while to decide what to do. My father, being a practical man suggested I sell insurance, but…

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Party at 20th Century Fox Studios, end of studio contracts, Lionel Newman drafting me into the Army L-R: Felix Statkin, Alfred Newman, Mickey (stage manager), Sheridon Stokes and Lionel Newman
Fox Studios and Getting Drafted… 900 656 Sheridon Stokes

Fox Studios and Getting Drafted…

The first movie I ever worked on was “The Last Command”, recorded at Republic Studios with a score by the famous Max Steiner. I was 6th flute and delighted to be there. In the summer of ’55 I did a show in Las Vegas for a month. We did the “William Tell Overture” and various…

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Debbie Reynolds singing at Irvine Ranch in 1955
Debbie Reynolds and My Teenage Years 652 455 Sheridon Stokes

Debbie Reynolds and My Teenage Years

Debbie Reynolds singing at Irvine Ranch in 1955 In the Burbank Youth Symphony Orchestra, Debbie Reynolds sat behind me in the French horn section. She was not yet a movie star, but shortly won a screening at Warner Bros. because she was queen at the “Burbank On Parade” Show. She and I also sat in…

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Sheridon Stokes at 10 Years Old
Why I Became a Flutist 791 630 Sheridon Stokes

Why I Became a Flutist

The imagination that conjures up a picture of a movie flutist is fascinating to many people. My career as a musician started very young. I lived in a mountain cabin/restaurant until I was 6 and then moved to Burbank, CA. which is the home to Columbia Pictures, Warner Bros. pictures, Disney Pictures, NBC and independent…

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Title of Talk 150 150 Sheridon Stokes

Title of Talk

I’m also giving master classes the day befre and after

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