Published on Apr 27, 2012
Richard Kaufman '77 (Music) is principal pops conductor of Orange County's Pacific Symphony, a regular guest conductor with orchestras around the world, a Grammy Award winner and a Cal State Northridge graduate. The university honors his achievements in this biography video, produced for the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Awards.
directed and edited by Krishna Narayanamurti
produced by Gray Mounger, Cheryl McMillan and Krishna Narayanamurti
executive producers: Stacy Lieberman and Vance Peterson
videotaped by Jacquil Constant and Krishna Narayanamurti
commencement footage by CSUN Information Technology (thanks: Tony Hillbruner)
Dallas Symphony rehearsal footage courtesy of NBC Dallas
additional archival video and photographs from the Kaufman family archives
narration by Karen Kearns
all music in this video is from recordings supervised and conducted by Richard Kaufman
end title motion graphics by Lilit Aramyan, based on a print graphics design by the CSUN Viscom Center
special thanks: Gayle Kaufman, Elizabeth Sellers, Diane Roscetti and the CSUN Department of Music.
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