Janice White Hayen, owner and supervisor of Hayen Music Copying Service, died June 5in Pasadena of unreported cause. She was 48.
For more than 20 years, she prepped music for recording and live performances, working with film composers such as Mark Isham, Shirley Walker, Lalo Schifrin, Howard Shore, John Debney and Gary Chang. Other clients included Johnny Mathis, John Lithgow, Barry Manilow, the Hollywood Bowl and Princess Cruises.
Among the more than 120 pics she worked on were “Nell,” both “Rush Hour” pics, “A River Runs Through It” and “Willard.”
TV credits of more than 25 series include “The West Wing,” “Providence” and “Young Riders.”
She also served as the music copyist for Disneyland for more than 10 years.
She graduated summa cum laude from Shenandoah Conservatory of Music in Winchester, Va., with a bachelor of music in piano performance. She continued on the graduate level at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and in 1980 moved with her husband, composer Todd Hayen, to Hollywood, where they set up a music copying service, working immediately for Hanna-Barbera and eventually preparing the music for their first feature film, Carmine Coppola’s score for “The Outsiders.”
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Besides her husband she is survived by her mother, Bessie White.
Services will be held on 11:30 a.m. Friday at. at the Church of the Recessional, Forest Lawn Memorial in Glendale.
An endowment is being established in her name at Shenandoah U.; call (818) 563-3790 for further information.