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Awards & Recognition | Norman Mamey

Awards & Recognition

Music Awards and Nominations

Grammy Award
Best Children’s Musical Album, Norman Henry Mamey, Conductor; Edward Mitchell, Producer
Elmo and the Orchestra

Emmy Award Nominee
Best Musical Performance
The Magic of David Copperfield, CBS

Southern California Motion Picture Council Award

American Entry, International Music Festival, Santiago, Chile
Twenty-Nine Miles from Boston

Stanley Lebowsky Award for Conducting
University of California, Los Angeles

Commissioner of the Arts, Glendale, California

Rice University Special Achievement Award in Music

Commissions and Grants in Composition

The Life of Love, symphonic concerto for chorus and orchestra – Commissioned by Pepperdine University, Malibu California

Live Performance – Conductor

Glendale Symphony Orchestra (Music Director & Conductor)

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Dallas Symphony

Burbank Symphony

Los Angeles Pops Orchestra

Pepperdine University Orchestra

Symphony of the New World Orchestra

St. Steven’s Cathedral Choir

Archdiosese Choir of the Antichian Orthodox Church of North America

Munich Philharmonic

Dusseldorf Symphony

Houston Symphony

Capistrano Valley Symphony

University of Southern California Symphony

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church Choir

Production Shows (Musical Director)

Bob Fosse’s Dancin’ (National Tour)

Guys and Dolls

Leave It to Jane (Re-Created 1917 Orchestrations)

Merrily We Roll Along

An Evening with George Gershwin

The Kahlil Gibran Foundation Lifetime Achievement Awards (Producer & Musical Director)

Sheba Humanitarian Award Tribute to Saul Zaentz

Glendale Christmas Spectacular (Alex Theatre)

Christmas Spectacular, 1990 (The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion)

Christmas Spectacular, 1988 (The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion)

Christmas Spectacular, 1986 (The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion)

The Living Legends of Comedy (Danny Thomas, Milton Berle & Sid Caesar)

CBS Affiliates Dinner (The Beverly Hilton Hotel)

King Lear (A Noise Within)

All’s Well That Ends Well (A Noise Within)

Shields and Yarnell (Musical Director)

Anthony Newley

Roslyn Kind

Gabriel Kaplan

Ann Jillian

Motion Pictures

MAN ON THE MOON, Jersey Films Milos Forman, Director Michael Hausman, George Shapiro, Howard West, Exec. Producers Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher, Producers

SATAN’S PRINCESS, Paramount Pictures Bert I. Gordon, Director/Producer

BONELLI (Paramount Pictures)

LIFEGUARD (Orchestrator)

ROUND NUMBERS, Hemdale Productions Nancy Zala, Director

Director Mike Gasaway and Executive Producers Steve Oedekerk, Keith Alcom, and Julia Pistor

ANGRY BEAVERS’ HALLOWEEN SPECIAL, Nickelodeon (Additional Music, Orchestrator)
Director Michael Gerard and Executive Producers Lee Gunther, Mary Harrington, Mitch Schauer, and Michael Wahl

ANGRY BEAVERS’, Nickelodeon (Additional Music, Orchestrator, Multiples)
Director Michael Gerard and Executive Producers Lee Gunther, Mary Harrington, Mitch Schauer, and Michael Wahl

Director Viola Shafik

TWO IN THE BOX, Get The Hook Productions/HBO (Composer & Arranger)
Director/Producer Robert Shields

CHRISTMAS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD, Steve Binder Productions/NBC (Arranger)
Director/Producer Steve Binder

THE MAGIC OF DAVID COPPERFIELD, Showbiz Enterprises/CBS (Arranger)
Directors David Kotkin and Michael Dimich

VERY GOOD FRIENDS (aka BEAT THE TURTLE DRUM) Martin Tahse Productions/MGM/ABC (Orchestrator)
Director Richard Bennett and Producer Martin Tahse

FAME, MGM (Composer)
Director Alan Parker and Producers David De Silva and Alan Marshall

RED SKELTON: A Royal Command Performance, HBO (Orchestrator)
Director Ken Griffin, Executive Producer Kent Walwin, and Producers Lewis Cheslerand Riff Markowitz

Producer James Lipton

Director Bobby Quinn and Executive Producer Frederick De Cordova

THE SHIELDS & YARNELL SPECIAL, Polyphon (Composer & Arranger)
Director/Executive Producer Steve Binder and Producers John Aylesworth and Frank Peppiatt

THE MUPPET SHOW, David Lazer Productions (Arranger)
Directors Peter Harris and Philip Casson, Executive Producer David Lazer, and Producers Jim Henson, Jack Burns, and Lew Grade

THE MERV GRIFFIN SHOW, Westinghouse Broadcasting Co. (Arranger)
Director Dick Carson, Executive Producers Merv Griffin and Bob Murphy, and Producers Peter Barosocchini and Ernest Chambers

THE SHIELDS & YARNELL SHOW, Peppiatt-Aylesworth Productions/CBS (Composer & Arranger)
Director Steve Binder and Producers John Aylesworth, and Frank Peppiatt


ISRAEL’S 30TH BIRTHDAY SALUTE, ABC Television (Arrranger)

Education & Advanced Professional Training

University of California, Los Angeles, M.F.A. – Symphonic Conducting

Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, B.A. – Music Theory & Composition


Samuel Krachmalnick, New York Metropolitan Opera

Roy M. Rogosin, Conductor for Johnny Mathis

Dr. Frederic Zweig

Hansel Rayner, Burbank Symphony Orchestra

Dennis Russell Davies, St. Louis Chamber Symphony

Kresimir Sipusch, Yugoslav Radio Symphony

Choral Conducting

Ray George, Sacred Music Director, Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese Church of North America


Peter Matz (Conductor & Arranger for Barbra Streisand)

D’Arneill Pershing (Arranger for Johnny Mathis)

Sammy Nestico (Arranger for Count Basie)

Billy Byers (Orchestrator – “Chorus Line”)

Alf Clausen (Composer & Arranger – “The Simpsons”)

Film Scoring

Dr. Albert Harris


Edith Knox (student of Alexander Siloti), Classical, 15 years

Paul Smith, Jazz, 2 years

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