Kristofer Twadell

San Francisco and Chicago-based composer Kristofer Twadell is an adventurous spirit who is always looking for ways to tell stories through music. Kristofer scores films as well as composes concert music for a variety of different ensembles, both in traditional and hybrid genres. His music is emotionally driven and is often inspired by nature and literature.


He received the Sky Hi Award grant from SFCM to compose the score for and produce a short documentary that is available on YouTube. Kristofer enjoys exploring with non-traditional ensembles, as well pairing music with other forms of art such as dance, spoken word, and all types of films. To him, expressing emotions is the driving force behind his music. He currently studies Technology and Applied Composition at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and is also an alumni of Interlochen Arts Academy.

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