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Director Message

Welcome to The Garn Family Jazz Studies webpage. It is an honor to work with the outstanding students here at OCSA and thank you for your interest and support!

Our busy schedule features a variety of concerts, master classes, and public events that inspire our students and provide exciting concerts for families and the community.

I invite you to visit us often and check out our Facebook page, which will keep you up to date on our concerts and events.

Spread the word and let your friends know about our page and activities!

Thank you,

Dan St. Marseille 

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Jazz Studies Big Bands Concert

Wednesday November 14th, 2018

7:00 PM
Event Center - 2nd floor of the Center for the Arts
Join us to hear ALL THREE of our big bands perform, featuring composer and accordionist DAN RADLAUER.

Hear the Ambassador Jazz Orchestra, Studio Big Band, and Jazz Ensemble perform with special guest Dan Radlauer.


Dan Radlauer has composed for Television, Feature Films and over 1,000 commercials for companies including:  Coke, Nissan, Pizza Hut, Acura, Microsoft, Denny's, Mazda, Mattel and many others. 

Dan is composer for the VH1 Reality Hits “Ochocinco; The Ultimate Catch”"The Surreal Life” "Flavor of Love” and “For the Love Of Ray J". He also scored the music for StyleNetwork’s “Ruby” as well as Joel Silver's "Next Action Star"  on NBC.  He scored the TBSseries "Outback Jack”  as well as “Set for Life” on ABC, “Same Name” on CBS and "Does Someone Have to Go?" on FOX.

Dan has done the score for a number of “indy” feature motion pictures including “We’re Not Broke” which was featured at the Sundance Film Festival as well as contributing to both score and soundtrack of Mummy III.

He has received numerous BMI TV Music Awards. From 1990 to 1993 his music was featured as theme music for the  Sally Jesse Raphael Show and the Jerry Springer Show. He wrote the theme for the "Disney Block Party" cartoon series. He also wrote the theme for “Hogan Knows Best.” Dan also wrote a special theme for the international syndication of "Hells Kitchen."

His music is heard internationally from Theme Parks in Asia, to commercials in Australia, Europe and Russia to the Montrose Jazz Festival in Switzerland. He frequently donates his time and talents to non-profit organizations composing music for public service announcements and fund raising videos.

An accomplished pianist, guitarist, bassist, orchestrator and synthesizer programmer, he has the ability to compose in many styles from classical, jazz and symphonic music, to rock, techno, hip hop and sound design. He is also frequently asked to collaborate on lyrics for songs and jingles.


TV Credits Include:

Whodunnit (ABC)    Family Tools (ABC)

Does Someone Have To Go  (FOX) 

Same Name (CBS)                            Scouted (E!)

Surreal Life (VH1)                              Flavor of Love (VH1) 

Ruby (Style)                                       For the Love of Ray J (VH1)

Megan Wants a Millionaire (VH1)       Charm School (VH1)

My Fair Brady I & II (VH1)                  Outback Jack (TBS) 

Strange Love (VH1)                           Filthy Rich (E!) 

Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch VH1

Set for Life (ABC)                               Pedal to the Metal (Discovery)

Kept (VH1)                                         Hogan Knows Best Theme (VH1)  

Next Action Star (NBC Primetime)     Candor Hospital (Showtime) 

Theme for Sally Jesse Raphael         Theme for Jerry Springer 

Living Large-NBC                               State of Grace (ABC Family)                         

Theme for Disney Block Party Cartoon Show 


Feature Credits Include:         

Addams Family     Long Hot Summer  Metro Chase     Destruction    The Reflecting Pool

Pip and Zastrow   Flowers for the Soldier  Bad Guys   Salvation     Phoenix the Warrior

How To Get A Date in Queens     Thunder Geniuses  The Harsh Life of Veronica Mars

Mummy III; Return of the Emperor King    We’re Not Broke  5 Nights in Hollywood


Commercial Credits Include: 

Coke  Pizza  Hut  Acura  Nissan

Mattel CitiBank  Microsoft  Universal Studios

Ford  Denny’s  Del Taco  Greenlight Financial 


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Support Donations

Would you like to support the The Garn Family Jazz Studies Program by making a cash donation?  Please note that Support donations are not part of the Parent Funding Agreement (PFA).

If you should have any questions or concerns regarding support donations, feel free to contact Dan St. Marseille at 714-560-0900, ext. 5674 or by email at:

The Orange County School of the Arts is organized as a non-profit organization under IRS code 501(c)(3) our Tax ID is 33-0891574.
All cash donations are fully tax deductible as provided by law.

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