George Wiederkehr, M.A. | Writer-Producer Co-Chair
George Wiederkehr is a composer and multi-instrumentalist (guitar, bass, drums, and piano) who came to California College of Music from the University of Oregon, where he received his Master of Arts degree in music theory, with an emphasis in recording technology. George also holds the Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Central Washington University and boasts 15 years of experience as a music producer and scrupulous audio engineer. He is the author of The Analytic Method: Comprehensive Theory for the Modern Songwriter and Producer (2015).
As an experienced engineer-producer in popular, electronic, and classical styles, a songwriter working in acoustic, progressive, indie, metal, and rock styles, and a composer of film scores, videogame music, and pieces for classical ensembles, George combines established aesthetic markers with broad experimentation, resulting in synergistic new musics. He is proud to bring his passion for audio engineering and creative experimentation within the field of popular music to California College of Music, where he teaches various studio recording and music production classes.
M.A. in Music Theory, University of Oregon
B.A. in Music Composition, Central Washington University
Appearing below is the short film Near By Far, scored by George Wiederkehr.