Since graduating from the Eastman School of Music in 1985, Jeff Beal has written evocative music for television shows like "House of Cards," "Monk," and "Ugly Betty," and for films including "Pollock" and "Blackfish." In "An Evening of Film and Film Music," three-time Emmy Award-winner Beal and others will conduct The Empire Film Music Ensemble, consisting of Eastman and University of Rochester students, while scenes from the films and television shows are projected on a screen above the orchestra.
Jeff Beal will perform on Sunday, April 19, at Kodak Hall, Eastman Theatre, 60 Gibbs Street. 8 p.m. Free. 274-1100; esm.rochester.edu.