Watch the Count Basie Center’s Monmouth Conservatory of Music String Section Honor’Game of Thrones’ Finale (Video)
With the Game of Thrones series finale about to unfold, the strings students at the Count Basie Center’s Monmouth Conservatory of Music gathered last weekend to pay a final farewell to Westeros for an enthralling student and instructor performance of the theme song from HBO’s “Game Of Thrones.”
The classically-inspired piece–composed by Ramin Djawadi–was performed by Monmouth Conservatory of Music faculty Leo Soeda (cello) and Bettina Forbes (violin) led violin students Mèkel Cleare, Maximiliano Huerta and Jack Santoro; viola student Rayan R. Jawa, and cello students Victor Fuentes, Erin Kraus, Sydney Roth, Mihika R. Jawa, Galia Montoya and David Fiorito.
The theme song took home a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series in 2018.
The HBO series, based on George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, ends it reigns tonight.