Coming Tuesday, October 3, KXLU Los Angeles presents Center Stage with Mark Gordon featuring special guest, Composer Edwin Wendler. His latest project Dead Ant, a horror comedy, follows a glam metal band on a trip to Coachella. They are hoping for a comeback, but on the way to the gig, the band encounters vicious giant ants. Dead Ant premieres at the Screamfest Horror Film Festival, the largest and longest running horror film festival in the United States.
Center Stage with Mark Gordon airs Tuesdays at 7 PM (PST) on KXLU Los Angeles, 88.9 FM. If you are outside Los Angeles, click here to listen to the live internet stream.
ABOUT EDWIN WENDLER
Edwin Wendler earned certificates in film scoring and screenwriting from UCLA Extension in 2000. He furthered his training in the prestigious ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop in 2004. Mr. Wendler’s feature film credits as a composer include CHRISTMAS WITH A CAPITAL C, TALES OF HALLOWEEN (segment Friday The 31st), I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE III: VENGEANCE IS MINE, THE RIGHT TO LOVE – AN AMERICAN FAMILY. In 2010, Mr. Wendler won a “Best Score” award at the Los Angeles International Film Festival for his powerful score, Azureus Rising Wendler composed additional music for the box office hit NON-STOP, starring Liam Neeson. He worked as a music arranger and programmer on X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, THE NICE GUYS, LITTLE FOCKERS, TURISTAS, and INTO THE BLUE. Mr. Wendler’s television credits include arranging on the 2006 Showtime series SLEEPER CELL: AMERICAN TERROR, as well as composing additional music for NBC’s popular reality series Fear Factor.
Concert commissions include the choral/orchestral piece, Consolatio (1999; broadcast on Canadian television), instrumental arrangements for the Hollywood Soloists, as well as choral works for the Illumni Men’s Chorale. Mr. Wendler’s critically acclaimed string quartet, The Marriage, performed in Canada and France.
Edwin Wendler started his musical career with the Vienna Boys’ Choir. Over a four-year period, Wendler toured the world, singing in hundreds of concerts and dozens of opera performances.