Georg Kári Hilmarsson is an Icelandic composer/musician. His works include compositions for film, theatre and performances.
Georg graduated from the compositional department of the Icelandic Academy of the Arts in 2013. Where he studied under the supervision of film composer Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson and Úlfar I. Haraldsson,
Georg’s graduation project featured over 70 people and was performed at Harpa, which is home to the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and the Icelandic Opera.
Georg´s works has been featured in festivals like Salisbury International arts Festival, Umea International Choir festival, Dark music Days, RIFF (Reykjavík International Film Festival) and Lókal (a International Performing art festival in Reykjavik).
Georg is also known as a performer in a few pop bands through the years and most notably as a member of the band Sprengjuhöllin, a band that had huge national success in his home country.
Georg is currently on his second year at Mills College in Oakland, working towards his MA in composition, where he has been studying closely with composers; Fred Frith, Zena Parkins and Wendy Reid amongst others.