Christopher Caliendo

Christopher Caliendo is an Emmy nominated, twice Vatican commissioned composer, with over 300 published theatrical works. His Hollywood scores for SONY PICTURES an 20th Century Fox have garnered 2 Heritage Awards from the Academy of Arts and Sciences He was the selected performer for Bob Hope’s 90th birthday and has recorded or performed with many luminaries such as the Manhattan Transfer, Ron Perlman, Linda Hamilton, Walter Koenig, Larry King, David Newman and Julie Andrews, Senator David Roberti, Senator Teresa Hughes and Pope John Paul II. He has also served as Director of Business Development for multiple commercial banks with over 10 Specialty Recognition Awards winning the top Business Development Officer of the Year Award twice for his innovations in marketing and sales. Christopher was the first commercial banker to effectively use video marketing to increase profitability by deepening relationships with top centers of influence. He is on the advisory board for Fullerton’s College of Business and Ellermeyer Connect. His 2t Academy brings together his enormous wealth of knowledge and testimony in both music and business for the college music graduate to adapt and inspire their own creative force and development.

Flute 360 with Dr. Heidi Kay Begay

Dr. Heidi Kay Begay is the host and creator of the Flute 360 Podcast, which began in February 2018. Since then, it has grown exponentially. Since its inception, listeners from 70+ countries tune-in weekly to download the episodes. At the end of February 2021, Flute 360 will have published over 150 episodes. Past episodes have …

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Why we need Musical Theater

PLEDGE TODAY – WE SO APPRECIATE IT! WALLIS AND WINDSOR Set in 1930’s London, WALLACE AND WINDSOR is the extraordinary true story of two Kings. Brothers. One who gives up the throne for the woman he loves . The other who must take his brother’s place in history by embracing the throne and with the …

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DEF Flute Choir Project

I had the opportunity to interview Christina Steffen after she recorded and performed  PRAIRIE with the Desert Echoes Flute Choir online. Our 25 minute conversation included the history of the group, the technology used to organize the performance of an online performance, the works original inspiration from one of my 20th Century Fox film scores and the future …

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Ven a mis Brazos was one of the original 10 American Tangos composed for the CD release, Torbellino in 1997. Since then, it has enjoyed numerous arrangements in the Caliendo World Music Publishing Tango Americano collection. One of them is for four flutes – 3 C flutes and piccolo. Mahfrin Santoke, an MFA graduate at …

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New Release by Pamela Sahel Pleased to announce Pamela Sahel’s new recording of the Adagio-Toccata for 2 piccolos on Solo Musica, distributed by SONY MUSIC.   The recording features Nicola Mazzanti as her duo partner and pianist, Igor Longato.  The recording is available here: Purchase Here The sheet music can be purchased here: Purchase Here Program …

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The Cello Concerto No.1 was written and dedicated to Armen Ksajikian, principal cellist for the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.  For 20 years I have had the pleasure of working with Armen in the Hollywood recording Studios for SONY Pictures, 20th Century Fox, TCM and others. The following series of video blogs will take …


The Power of Transferable Skills

Recently, I did a podcast with Dr. Pelè who is a bestselling author, musician, and host of the PROFITABLE HAPPINESS™ Podcast, where he features the stories of highly successful executives, experts, and entrepreneurs who exemplify the use of happiness to build profitable workplace cultures. Transferrable skills are those strengths and competencies acquired through experience in …

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Gypsy Americanco

My new production, Gypsy Americano,  an original style of music blending dance, American jazz and world Gypsy music was produced in Dallas, Texas a few years back at the National Flute Convention. Twenty four arrangements from the CD Gypsy Americano were released, one of which, “Meriben” was awarded first prize for newly published flute music …

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Music from the Tower Radio Program

Episode No. 74 Saturday, November 23, 2019 Christopher Caliendo, Composer, Guitarist, Arranger, Publisher, Film Work, Educator Meet LA’s own, Christopher Caliendo. As a composer, Caliendo is considered a “best bet” by the Los Angeles Times, with more than 400 published theatrical works. Caliendo has won numerous honors, including 10-time winner of the National Flute Association’s …

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Welcome to Caliendo World Music Publishing

Welcome to the Caliendo World Music Publishing blog. Your place to talk about the world of music. A little bit about me. Composer, guitarist, conductor, teacher and publisher, Christopher Caliendo has written over five hundred classical/world music compositions, some of which comprise his American Tangos, American Gypsy, Chamber Jazz, Classical Jazz and World Music collections. …

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