The Sound Architect speaks to amazing composer, Peter McConnell!
Peter has composed award-winning scores in the Interactive Entertainment Industry for nearly two decades. His credits include Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, Broken Age, the Sly Cooper Series, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Psychonauts, Brutal Legend, The Sims, Indiana Jones, Grim Fandango and Monkey Island. Peter is fluent in classic film-scoring styles ranging from the whimsical to the epic. His influences include Bernard Herrmann, Raymond Scott, Carl Stalling, Duke Ellington, Lalo Schifrin, and Danny Elfman.
Peter studied music with Ivan Tcherepnin at Harvard, graduating with High Honors. In addition to being a composer, he has been involved in the technology of music and digital media, and is co-inventor of LucasArts’ patented iMUSE interactive music system.
On the live stage Peter has played electric violin and guitar in Boston, New York, San Francisco, the Northwest Coast and Europe. He is a member and former governor of the San Francisco chapter of the Recording Academy, a member of ASCAP and a founding member of G.A.N.G., the Game Audio Network Guild.
Read our interview here: Interview with Composer Peter McConnell
The Sound Architect