Originally from Switzerland, Dominik Hauser received his education at the Jazz School St. Gallen in Switzerland, earning a masters degree in music. In 1996 Hauser relocated to Los Angeles, to attend UCLA where he delved deeply into film scoring. Subsequently he took his skills to the realm of indie cinema and began composing for film. Hauser's work involves him in a variety of projects, including cinema, theater and video games. Recently Hauser completed arranging and orchestration on the restoration of the first Best Picture Academy Award® winner Wings for the 2012 Paramount Picture centennial celebration. His work for the record label BSX includes The Bounty, Scrooge, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Hauser recently published his fourth book, Soloing for Bass. Mark Northam began studying the piano at age 4 and spent his early years studying classical music, followed by studies in jazz in his teenage years. After high school he toured the US with a number of acts including his own "Mark Northam Trio", a jazz-fusion group playing the hits of Chick Corea, Bill Evans, Pat Metheny and others. The premiere of his latest opus, Travels for Piano Quartet, was performed by Central4, a chamber group that named him Composer-In-Residence. Redfeld recently celebrated his twelfth year as musical director for LA Opera's Secondary In-School Opera, conducting the premiere of Nathan Wang's "Orpheus."