George Quirin’s understanding of many musical styles gives him the ability to mix them together in a unique way.

George on the patio.

George lives in Santa Barbara, California. His time is devoted to teaching, composing, recording, and performing for concerts, festivals and many private special events.

He currently performs and records solo, with The Idiomatiques and with Tradewinds Pacifica. The Idiomatiques have released two albums, “Let’s Go Have Some Fun” and “Out on The Town”. Tradewinds Pacifica released one CD, “Pelican Buoy“.

Cella‘s recording of “When I Know I Love You” became a Top 10 hit in the Netherlands, holding the #1 spot on the radio charts for 2 months in the summer of 2010. George co-produced, recorded and played guitar on the track. The song was also in the Top 10 on the radio in Las Vegas.

Several of George’s students have gone on to have rewarding and successful careers in the entertainment industry.

George scored all the music for the documentary “I Just Love To Paddle” about Wikiki beach boy Nappy Napoleon which won several awards in Film Festivals around the country.


George was commissioned to compose a piece for figure skater Robbie Przepioski to compete with in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
George continues to work on recording projects and performance events that he is inspired by.