About The Score
Produced by All Classical Public Media in Portland, Oregon, The Score with Edmund Stone is a weekly celebration of music in film. With timely box office tie-ins, carefully crafted talk-sets, memorable musical elements and enticing weekly themes all woven together, coupled with expert production aesthetics, The Score is an unparalleled exploration of the musical experience that makes film such an indelible activity.
Your host Edmund Stone is a classically trained Shakespearean actor from England whose background includes a variety of stage and screen roles. With deep connections to Hollywood and the classical music community, Edmund is the ideal host for this weekly foray into the world of film and music. You are welcome to email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Score is available to radio stations at Content Depot and PRX. NPR news compatible, the program works equally well for music and mixed format stations – with a new show each week and/or holiday and special occasion features. Custom promos are available.
The Score Team Bios
Edmund Stone grew up on an English farm. As a teenager he toured in Romeo & Juliet before moving to Scotland where he reviewed films for BBC Radio, Dundee Courier and various U.K. magazines. Relocating to Los Angeles in 1980, he covered the Academy Awards and interviewed such entertainment personalities as Alfred Hitchcock and Mel Blanc.
An Oregon resident since 1990, Edmund continues to voice commercials and emcee events. Notably, he narrated the west coast premiere of Ella Milch-Sheriff’s “Can Heaven Be Void” with Salvador Brotons and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Edmund voiced Vivaldi's sonnets to "The Four Seasons" with Monica Huggett and Portland Baroque Orchestra; "Peter and the Wolf" with Oregon Pro Arte Orchestra; and performed Peter Schickele's sportscast to Beethoven's "Fifth Symphony," also with Oregon Pro Arte Orchestra. Recently Edmund narrated Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait” with Vancouver and Beaverton Symphony Orchestras; Tennyson’s “Enoch Arden” at the Astoria Music Festival; and he hosted “Music from the Movies” with the Oregon Symphony. In April he narrates Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" to Mendelssohn's music with Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Outside of classical music and film, Edmund is passionate about the rescue and ethical treatment of animals. In 1999 he co-founded a sanctuary for orphaned chimpanzees in Cameroon, West Africa.
Managing Producer: Andrea Murray
Andrea Murray has been producing and hosting public radio programs for more than 15 years. Prior to joining the All Classical staff, she spent 6 years as the arts reporter for WETA in Washington, where she produced and hosted a cultural magazine called The Program and also substituted for regular classical music hosts. She’s also done freelance work for several NPR magazine programs, including Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Studio 360.
Andrea’s grateful to work on a program that blends three of her favorite things: radio, music and movies.
Operational Support: Jordan Lewis
Jordan Lewis studied computer engineering at OIT and radio broadcasting at MHCC, bringing multiple job skills to serve as a member of The Score production team. Jordan previously worked for KEX and KFXX in Portland, followed by a stint as a remote engineer for KATU-TV News. With five years running his own business as a computer repairman he developed the kind of skills necessary to assist the production team as the job is a great blend of radio and computers. With a lifelong fascination of all things broadcast from radio to television to movies, being able to work with Edmund Stone producing the weekly Score program has been a fun and rewarding experience.