George Sarah





George Sarah is an electronic composer and multi-instrumentalist. He is a former member of electronic/industrial animal rights band Stereotaxic Device (1988-1992) and T.H.C. (Buffy The Vampire Slayer). Born in Seoul, South Korea, he moved to the US at the age of five. He has garnered critical acclaim for his unique brand of electronic, acoustic,  industrial, classical music. He is a vegan and credits this as an influence for many of his themes in his work.


Sarah premiered an original soundtrack to Carl Dreyer's 1928 silent film "The Passion of Joan of Arc" commissioned by Grand Performances in Los Angeles and is currently performing across the US at film festivals and performing art centers. The score can be described as modern classical and early chorale music mixed with alternative electronic. He is accompanied by a string quartet and four voice choir with George performing keyboards. Recent performances include the Milwaukee Film Festival, Texas Theatre in Dallas, Film Fest Tucson, Iowa City at FilmScene, Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center, West Hollywoods Winter Concert Series, Paradise Theatre in Toronto Canada, Sacred Music Fest in Kalamazoo MI, Crest Theatre in Sacramento, Buskirk Chumley Theatre in Bloomington, Indiana.


April 2021: Feature film 'Her Name Was Jo' ( Gravitas Ventures) streaming on Paramount Plus and Ice Cage/Snowbound on AmazonPrime. Soundtrack can be found on his latest album release’s Vicissitudes and Timelapse.

In Aug 2008 George composed music for the ceremonies at the 2008 summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China performed by the Beijing Modern Dance Company, and choreographed by Poetic Kinetics (large-scale art installations and experiential design group).

His songs have been featured on CSI, CSI NY, HBO Documentaries, Chris Rock's Everybody hates Chris, and has scored 31 episodes for various networks including the Discovery channel. He was a frequent performer on ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ and has had his music played on Buffy spin-off ‘Angel’. His songs have been licensed to over 100 tv/film and multi media projects.



George Sarah has sold over 35,000 CD’s and has appeared on over 50 compilations 11 full lengths, and 7 EP releases. He has collaborated with members of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, David J (Bauhaus/Love and Rockets), Alain Whyte (Morrissey), James Fearney (The Pogues), Robert Williams (Captain Beefheart), Anthony Head (Ted Lasso), Joss Wedon (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Avengers), Angela McCluskey (Telepopmusik), Beijing Modern Dance Company, and Poetic Kinetics (large-scale art installations and experiential design group).


Film Festivals, UCLA's Royce Hall, The Getty, LACMA, AMOEBA RECORDS, KCRW'S 'MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC', SFMOMA Gerhard Richter reception, Milwaukee Film Festival, Oak Cliff Film Festival in Dallas, Iowa City at FilmScene, Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center, West Hollywoods Winter Concert Series, Paradise Theatre Toronto, CANADA, Kalamazoo, MI, Crest Theatre Sacramento, Kensington Presents Downtown Los Angeles and opening for artists Bebel Gilberto, The National, Goldfrapp, Stars, Olafur Arnalds, Colin Stetson, Crystal Method, Natacha Atlas, Lindsey Stirling, A Guy Called Gerald, Carl Cox, Michael Franti/Spearhead, The Bad Plus, Nortec Collective to name a few. In November '98 George Sarah and his string trio played a two-week residency in Paris, France. 1996 he toured as a bass guitarist for Death Ride 69 opening for My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult, across 30 cities. Other tours include Europe and the U.S. with his previous project THC and Stereotaxic Device



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September 3, 2023

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