As a Vienna Choir Boy, Edwin Wendler toured Europe, the United States, Canada, and Southeast Asia, singing in hundreds of concerts and dozens of opera performances. After earning Certificates in Film Scoring and Screen Writing from UCLA Extension in 2000, Mr. Wendler went on to compose the music for the 2001 comedy feature, Home: The Horror Story, the 2007 internet series, The Interior, the drama feature, Broken Angel, as well as the 2011 family film, Christmas With A Capital C. His score for the 2003 comedy short film, Wrong Hollywood Number, featured an enthusiastically reviewed recording with the London Metropolitan Orchestra. In 2010, Mr. Wendler won a "Best Score" award at the Los Angeles International Film Festival, for his epic score, Azureus Rising (CG short).
Mr. Wendler worked as an arranger, programmer, and orchestrator on movies such as Unknown (Warner Bros., 2011), Little Fockers (Universal/Paramount, 2010), The Losers (Warner Bros., 2010), Turistas (Fox, 2006), and Into The Blue (MGM/Sony, 2005). Mr. Wendler's television credits include arranging on the 2006 Showtime series, Sleeper Cell: American Terror, as well as composing additional music for the 6th season of NBC's popular reality series, Fear Factor.
For the 150th anniversary of the University of Ottawa, conductor Laurence Ewashko commissioned the choral/orchestral piece, Consolatio (1999), which was broadcast on Canadian television and has also been performed by the Stockport Youth Orchestra, under Philip Mackenzie, in Manchester, England. Other commissions include Winter Medley for the Illumni Men's Chorale, Seattle, and the critically acclaimed string quartet, The Marriage, which has been performed in Canada and France.