Garth Neustadter

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Garth Neustadter
Birth name Garth Neustadter
Born (1986-05-04) 4 May 1986 (age 32)
Green Bay, WI, USA
Genres Film score, Concert Music
Occupation(s) Film composer, Concert music composer, Record producer
Instruments Violin, Piano, Saxophone, Voice
Years active 2007–present
Labels GKN Studios

Garth Neustadter (born May 4, 1986 in Green Bay, Wisconsin) is a composer and multi-instrumentalist.


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.[1]

Neustadter is a 2005 graduate of Manitowoc Lutheran High School.

In 2007, Neustadter was selected by veteran film composer Hans Zimmer as the winner of the Turner Classic Movies Young Film Composers Competition. He subsequently composed feature-length scores for Turner Classic Movies, Warner Bros., and PBS.[2]

In 2011, Neustadter received a Primetime Emmy Award for his score for the PBS American Masters documentary, "John Muir in the New World".[3]



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