|Birth name||Garth Neustadter|
4 May 1986 |
Green Bay, WI, USA
|Genres||Film score, Concert Music|
|Occupations||Film composer, Concert Music composer, Music producer|
|Instruments||Violin, Piano, Saxophone, Voice|
Garth Neustadter (born May 4, 1986 in Green Bay, Wisconsin) is a composer and multi-instrumentalist.
Garth Neustadter began studying the violin and piano at the age of four, later undertaking saxophone and voice studies. He completed undergraduate degrees in violin and voice performance at Lawrence University and went on to study composition at the Yale School of Music. His composition teachers have included Aaron Jay Kernis, Christopher Theofanidis, Samuel Adler, and Claude Baker.
In 2007, Neustadter was selected by veteran film composer Hans Zimmer as the First-Prize winner in the Turner Classic Movies Young Film Composers Competition. He subsequently composed feature-length scores for Turner Classic Movies, Warner Bros., and PBS.
- 2011 Primetime Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series
- First-Prize Winner of the Turner Classic Movies Young Film Composers Competition
- ASCAP Morton Gould Award
- ASCAP Young Jazz Composers Award