UA&P alumna Jaimie Pangan has been nominated in the Contemporary Classical/Instrumental category of the Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA). She was nominated for her composition “Farewell,” her capstone at the University of Southern California (USC), where she earned her Master’s Degree in Music in Screen Scoring.

“Each year, the program requires its students to compose for a 65-piece orchestra and we could use any scene from an existing movie to rescore to,” Jaimie said. “In my case, I wanted to do a sad piece and chose a scene from Harry Potter where Dumbledore died. This was my inspiration for the composition.”

Before studying at USC, Pangan took a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology at UA&P.

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