M.G. Espar is a composer, music producer and educator. His music has been featured in films screened at Lincoln Center and the Sundance Film Festival, and in theaters and concert halls around the country. Notable projects include an ominous orchestral score for The Man Who Would Be Polka King (truTV), epic Latin/symphonic textures for Mamachas del Ring (Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival), and a swirling collage of noise-rock guitar and electronic percussion for indie feature Altamont Now (Winner, Best Narrative, Arizona Underground Film Festival). He has also composed commercial music for high-profile clients including Heineken, Levis, Fruit of the Loom and Ford Models and produced independent pop and rock artists.
Espar uses the media arts to empower, inspire and build community through his work as an Assistant Professor of Music at San Diego City College where he teaches music history and music production technology.