Serrie's list of achievements and contributions is both diverse and esteemed.
While at Lucasfilm, I was able to spend some time with Gary Rydstrom, sound designer on The Empire Strikes Back and Return Of The Jedi.
Rose Center of Earth and Space, New York City
Formerly known as the Hayden Planetarium
He was comissioned to compose the music for the world's first interactive planetarium theatre production about the advanced application of robotics in space with Lucasfilm and the Rose Center Of Earth and Space in New York City. His music has been heard in hundreds of theatres worldwide including London, Munich, Sweden, Japan, China, Canada, South America and Australia. He scored the IMAX Corporation and Space Telescope Science Institute feature film about the Deep Field survey of galaxies researched at the edge of the known universe.
The film won major award categories at the Large
Format Academy Awards Festival in Los Angeles.
Jonn's music is
also featured in the planetarium theatre aboard the Queen Mary II, the world's most advanced cruise ship.
The Planetarium theatre on board the Queen Mary II was designed and built by Sky Skan, Inc.
Steven Savage, President Glenn Smith, Project Manager
"Power And Grace"
EAA Oshkosh Theatre In The Woods Concert presentation with Jonn Serrie
His music is used in World's Fair exhibits around the globe, including the Futures Pavilion in Seville that recieved first place for Best Science Exhibit. Jonn has contributed music to PBS (John Glenn an American Hero), the Discovery Channel "Wings" series, the Weather Channel, the U.S.Navy Blue Angels, custom music for aviation's aerobatic champion, Patty Wagstaff and a unique presentation of educational narrative and live music with NASA astronaut Story Musgrave called "Space Stories".
"Nobody sets foot on stage with Story Musgrave without being Instrument Rated..."
Just to make sure I had the honor, I earned the Commercial Rating as well.
Jonn has composed music for the hit Hollywood film "What The Bleep Do We Know?" starring Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin and for the Bernie SegalWellness DVD series. Jonn performed worldwide at the Anniversary Celebration of Apollo 11 with Neil Armstrong in attendance, televised live from Cape Canaveral, as well as premier performances at the Ansari X-Prize and International Space DevelopmentConsortium events in Washington, DC.