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Ed Barguiarena is a composer for film, television, theater, dance, songs, art installations and more.

CREDITS

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COMPOSER

IN OUR SON'S NAME
Feature Documentary
2016 PBS Broadcast, 2015 Atlanta Film Festival
Lightfoot Films
Directed by Gayla Jamison

RAISING RYLAND
Documentary Short
2015 CNN Films, OUTFEST Los Angeles
CNN Digital/CNN Films/Mile Marker Entertainment
Directed by Sarah Feeley

CESAR'S LAST FAST
Feature Documentary
2014 Sundance Film Festival, Netflix
Pivot TV/Monkey Mind Media
Directed by Richard Ray Perez

DIVORCE INVITATION
Feature Film
Directed by S V Krishna Reddy
Cast: Jamie-Lyn Sigler, Elliot Gould, Paul Sorvino,
Nadia Bjorlin, Richard Kind, Jonathan Bennet, Lanie Kazan.

TO FOSTER CHANGE
Mini-documentary
Success stories in Los Angeles
KCET, public television
Seeker Films
Directed by Mobolaji Olambiwonnu

WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HUMAN
Documentary Short
The Leakey Foundation
featuring Jane Goodall, Steven Pinker, and others
Produced by Department of Expansion
Directed by Kristina Robbins

DREAM
Short Film
Department of Expansion
Directed by Nick Higgins

FREEDOM FILES
Documentary Series, 9 Episodes
PIVOT TV/Participant Media
Brave New Films/ACLU
Host: Daryl Hannah

TOKYO
Short Film
Double Dog Films
Directed by Kristina Robbins

DOWNTOWN L.A.
Short Film
Double Dog Films
Directed by Nick Higgins

THE EARTH'S BEST DEFENSE
Documentary Short
National Resources Defense Fund (NRDC)
Narrated by Kevin Bacon
Directed by Molly O'Brien

THE SIERRA CLUB CHRONICLES
Documentary Series, 6 Episodes
Sundance Channel
Brave New Films/Sierra Club

INSIDE/OUT
Spoken word and music for student orchestra with professional soloists
Los Angeles Philharmonic

ADULTHOOD RITES
Music for Modern Dance
Composers: Ed Barguiarena and Terri Lyne Carrington
Choreographer: Winifred R. Harris
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Company
with support from the National Endowment for the Arts
Denver, COs

BOCON
Center Theater Group: PLAY
Written by Lisa Loomer

IN SOUL WE MATE
Music for Modern Dance
Between Lines Dance Company
Choreographer: Winifred R. Harris

NOW & AGAIN
Short Film
Agave Pictures
Directed by Jeffrey Reyna

OVERSTAY
Feature Documentary
Directed by Ann Kaneko

GESTURES    
Music for Modern Ballet
Francisco Martinez DanceTheatre
Choreographer: Francisco Martinez
Lester Horton Dance Award winner

TREE
Community Opera
Composers: Ed Barguiarena and Daniel Bridston
LA Opera
 

CURATOR - WRITER - DESIGNER
MUSIC DIRECTOR - ARRANGER - HOST

SLEEPLESS    (2017)
Walt Disney Concert Hall

ACTIVE ARTS    (2006 - 2015)
The Music Center of L.A. County
Community Engagement Workshops

TOYOTA SYMPHONIES FOR YOUTH    (2005 - 2012)
Los Angeles Philharmonic @ Walt Disney Concert Hall

RHYTHM MAZE    (2017)
The Music Center of L.A. County
Interactive Installation

HAVE A SEAT    (2015, 2016)
The Music Center of L.A. County
Interactive Installation

INSIDE/IN    (2012)
Pacific Symphony
Pre-concert video series featuring Carl St. Clair, Music Director
Intersection Studio

LIVING IN MUSIC    (2009)
San Francisco Symphony
Community Engagement Concert
Fresno, CA

DREAMS OF ANNE FRANK   (2008)
Lewis Family Playhouse
Written by Bernard Kops
Directed by Robert Castro

MUSIC TECHNOLOGY & ART    (2008)
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
Community Workshop
Los Angeles

BILLE & ME: A Celebration of Billie Holiday's Life and Music
Barbican, London (2004)     US Tour (2005)
Music Director: Terri Lyne Carrington
Cast: Dianne ReevesDee Dee BridgewaterJoan OsborneChrissie HyndeAngelique Kidjo
Rokia TraoreMeshell NdegeOcelloLalah HathawayFontella BassAmy Winehouse
Rita CoolidgeNeneh Cherry.
(BBC Jazz Innovator Award, nominee)

GRANTS - AWARDS - FELLOWSHIPS

The Sundance Institute: Composer + Documentary Lab
National Endowment for the Arts
U.S. State Department: Cultural Envoy to El Salvador
The Ford Foundation
The ASCAP Foundation
The American Music Center

AFFILIATIONS

BMI
The Recording Academy
The Society of Composers & Lyricists
International Documentary Association
ArtCenter College of Design: Full Circle
United States Artists
ASCAP
Vic Firth Sticks
Sabian Cymbals
Remo Drumheads
Ko'olau Guitars & Ukuleles