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TAD SISLER Composer/Producer/Artist ___ In 2011, Tad Sisler composed and delivered the full score to "The Encore Of Tony Duran", an indie feature film starring Elliott Gould, William Katt, Nicki Ziering and Cody Kasch, along with his co-composer Andrew Fraga, Jr. After having the distinction of being the first film to sell-out at the prestigious Palm Springs International Film Festival, the film won the Jury Award for Best Feature Film at the Las Vegas Film Festival and the Santa Fe Film Festival, as well as the Indie Spirit Award at the Fort Lauderdale Film Festival in the 4th quarter of 2011. In March, 2012, Tad completed the music and audio editing for the TV Pilot "Committed", which is being presented to Cable TV for airing and series development in 2012. Tad Sisler is a valuable member of the team of specialists and project developers for Yamaha Corporation of America, delivering hundreds of intricate projects to exact Yamaha specifications over the last 10 years. Tad received accolades in 2011 after being given the honor and challenge of doing the "official" remake of the iconic "Andy Griffith Theme" as a perfect sound-alike. Following a stint of composing for a series on Fox and working as assistant to composer Jeff Edwards on "Silk Stalkings" and "Renegade" in the late 1990's, Tad Sisler and Andrew Fraga, Jr. founded & co-developed the Mainstream Source production music catalog, containing thousands of high quality music tracks available for sync licenses in film, television and advertising in more than 150 genres. Under the careful direction of Tad Sisler, Mainstream Source continues to grow to include countless, unique performances by Grammy winners and legendary artists. Most recently, Mainstream Source handled Music Supervision on "The Encore Of Tony Duran" in January 2011, and on "Cowboy Dreams" in November, 2011. For almost a decade, Mainstream Source has become a valuable provider of production music in the industry, representing the works of composers and publishers from more than 20 countries around the World, and Sisler & Fraga continue to expand and market the catalog. Prior to Tad's experience founding and building Mainstream Source, he produced a series of live headliner events at multiple venues from the ground up, including sold-out performances by Kenny Rogers, Earth, Wind & Fire, Los Lobos, Glen Campbell, The Righteous Brothers, Lou Rawls, Tito Puente and more. As a very young man, Tad Sisler worked as a performer for Frank Sinatra, studied music in choreography under world-famous Broadway Dancer/Choreographer Jacque D'Amboise, received superior ratings in classical piano performance in tough Joanna Hodges international competitions, and received private acting lessons from Richard Burton, a friend of his family. Tad attended the prestigious Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts on vocal music scholarships during the period when it was affiliated with the University of Southern California. In High School, Tad was one of 100 statewide vocalists elected to the prestigious All-State Choir in Missouri. During his storied career, Tad has also had the honor of performing with and working among such greats as Gladys Knight, Rita Coolidge, B.B. King, Marilyn McCoo, Johnny Mathis, Kenny Rogers, Tito Puente, Sonny and Mary Bono, Gene Barry, Teri Cole Whittaker, Shecky Greene, Peter Marshall, Mary Hart, Blackwell, Herb Jeffries, Trini Lopez, Glen Campbell, Jennifer Hudson and other legends. Tad Sisler's extensive experience, state of the art facility and history of delivering quality music on time and on budget, as well as the ability to draw from an extensive catalog of production music, allows his experienced team to offer complete services in custom composition efficiently.