Dirk Epperson has worked for the entertainment industry for over 40 years. He has worked with many major theaters, symphony orchestras, opera companies and professional singers in both North America and Europe. He has also worked in television and with well-known composers.
His musical expertise is as an Arranger and Orchestrator, working in genres including Classical, Film Scores, Musical Theater, Opera, and Pop. He also has a focus on music technology, and especially on creating orchestral mockups using sampling technology in order to get the most realistic possible sound.
Dirk has instructed at Academy of Art University since 2012. As Music Production Curriculum Coordinator he is engaged in helping the department expand and adapt the course offerings for an ever-changing 21st century musical and technological environment. He has an M.F.A. from Yale University.