|Birth Name||Edward Richard Trybek|
|Height||6' (1.83 m)|
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Edward Trybek is an award-winning composer, orchestrator, and guitarist active in the world of scoring for media. His musicianship and technique have garnered rave reviews, launching him into the highest echelon of America's young talents.
As both a versatile guitarist and an accomplished orchestrator, Edward Trybek's work spans the film, television, and video game industries. Hundreds of productions feature his orchestration, including Beautiful Creatures (2013), Girl Most Likely (2012), Europa Report (2013), Step Up 3D (2010), SOCOM 4: U.S. Navy SEALs (2011), Call of Duty: Black Ops II (2012), Da Vinci's Demons (2013), and The Walking Dead (2010). Edward Trybek's extensive experience as a studio musician in the entertainment business ranges across multiple guitar disciplines, banjo, mandolin, lute, balalaika, and numerous ethnic string instruments. He is a featured artist on multiple Renaissance and ethnic instruments in Da Vinci's Demons (2013) and performed solo flamenco guitar and electric sitar on Call of Duty: Black Ops II (2012).
In addition to two solo classical guitar albums, Portrait of Edward Trybek (2007) and Images of Spain (2008), Edward Trybek released a duo album, Cadencia (2012), with acclaimed mezzo-soprano Iris Malkin. Mr. Trybek has appeared in concert both internationally (Greece, Canada, France, Thailand, Japan, Germany, and Austria) and throughout the U.S.
At the prestigious 49th Tokyo International Guitar Competition, Edward Trybek's silver-medal performance manifested his masterly technique and superb musicality, making him and his mentor Maestro Scott Tennant (winner of gold in 1989) the highest-ranking Americans in the competition's history. In 2005, Mr. Trybek earned three gold medals both domestically and abroad, at the 5th Thailand International Guitar Competition, the Portland Guitar Competition (USA), and the University of Southern California Concerto Competition (USA). Mr. Trybek was a finalist in the 2000 Turner Classical Movie Young Film Composer Competition.
After studying jazz guitar at the distinguished High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, Edward Trybek moved to Los Angeles in 2000 to study classical guitar at U.S.C. with Scott Tennant and Pepe Romero, receiving his B.M. (2003) and M.M. (2005). There he also studied composition, orchestration, and counterpoint with Neal Desby.
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