George Karpasitis is a Cypriot composer, producer, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based in Los Angeles, California.
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.
Since relocating to Los Angeles in 2015, George has worked with award winning film composers Carlo Siliotto, George Kallis, Pinar Toprak and Mike Post. 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.
Aside from his work in film, George has recorded his orchestral piece 'What These Ithakas Mean' at Abbey Road Studios in London, UK. He has also arranged music for the LA Virtuosi Orchestra, led by Maestro Carlo Ponti Jr.
As a producer, he has a long standing collaboration with Boston-based songwriter Rick Hall. He recorded and mixed the album 'For The Ocean', by LA-based singer-songwriter Philip Hernandez. He is currently producing the debut album by ceremonial songstress Winter Jendayi.
George first appeared on record with his London band Poca and their debut EP 'We Are' (2011). On stage, he has accompanied artists such as internationally renowned singer Alexia Vassiliou, LA legend Runson Willis III, and emerging Americana artist Juliana Riccardi. He is currently part of Federal Av, an up and coming soul/RnB group led be Cedric Clarke II on vocals. Their album was released in early 2022 and is available everywhere online.
He has released two records as a solo guitarist, 'Sounds of Mar Vista' (2019) and 'Breakwater' (2020). Both are collections of pieces influenced by his Mediterranean heritage and the blues. His latest release 'Speaking of Love' (2021), is his first single as a singer-songwriter.
George holds a Master’s Degree in Scoring for Film, Television and Video Games from Berklee College of Music in Valencia, Spain. His undergraduate studies include degrees from both King’s College London and the London Center of Contemporary Music.