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Screen Scoring Faculty Collaborate on “In Balanchine's Classroom"

Chris Hajian sitting with his back to the piano and a musical score and pencil in his hands

Screen Scoring faculty Chris Hajian and Suzana Peric recently collaborated on a documentary illustrating the life and times of 20th-century ballet giant George Balanchine. Hajian composed the original score to the film with Peric as music editor.

In Balanchine’s Classroom features new archival footage of the renowned choreographer’s rehearsals and classes. The film, which opens in theaters around the US on September 17, sheds fresh light on his process and methodology.

Suzana Peric posing in front of a step-and-repeat banner

At NYU Steinhardt, Hajian teaches private lessons and scoring techniques and Peric teaches music editing.

The trailer, featuring Hajian’s music, is available to view on where you can also read more about the film and where it’s showing.

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