George Karpasitis is a Cypriot composer, guitarist and music producer currently based in Los Angeles, California.
In 2015 he received his Master’s Degree in Scoring for Film, Television and Video Games from Berklee College of Music in Valencia, Spain. That same year he had the opportunity to record his piece ‘What These Ithakas Mean’ at Abbey Road Studios in London, UK. His undergraduate studies include degrees from both King’s College London and the London Center of Contemporary Music.
Since relocating to Los Angeles, George has worked with award winning film composers Carlo Siliotto, George Kallis, Pinar Toprak and Nathan Pangrazio. He has provided additional music and orchestrations for titles such as Disney’s action fantasy ‘The Last Warrior’ and the family adventure ‘Albion: The Enchanted Stallion’ starring John Cleese.
As a freelance film composer, amongst other works George has scored the documentary 'Crutch', which chronicles the life of internationally renowned artist, break dancer and skate punk Bill Shannon.
Aside from his work in film, George has arranged music for the LA Virtuosi Orchestra, led by Maestro Carlo Ponti Jr., as well as the upcoming musical ‘Snow Day’, written by Boston-based songwriter Rick Hall. He recently produced the album 'For The Ocean', by LA-based singer/songwriter Philip Hernandez.
As a guitarist, George has performed internationally with artists such as award-winning singer Alexia Vassiliou and critically acclaimed songwriter Runson Willis III. His latest release ‘Breakwater’ is a collection of pieces for solo classical guitar, combining Mediterranean sounds and blues influences.