Olympics Commercials Feature Work by Emmy-Winning Music Alum
Dan Zank BM '95 (Music Performance) is music arranger, creative director for spots by United Airlines
Music that he arranged can be heard in a TV commercial by United Airlines that features Olympic athletes on their way to the U.K. for the games (above). Zank, a full-time film composer for New York-based production house Yessian, also served as creative director for a second United Olympics spot (below).
Zank has worked with other A-list clients at Yessian, including Coca-Cola, Morgan Stanley, Ford and Disney. His music arrangement for the opening number to the 81st Oscar Awards featuring Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway won a 2009 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyric.