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Lecture/Discussion with Renowned Film Music Editor Peter Myles

Peter Myles
Peter Myles

Myles has served as music editor for a host of blockbuster movies from the Star Wars, Harry Potter, and X-Men franchises, and many more!

Free and open to all UMass/Five College Students!

Live in Bezanson (11am, Tues. 9/21) and also on Zoom
Zoom Link: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/97869490311

Peter Myles was born in Nova Scotia, Canada and has been a film music editor since 1998. He is a graduate of the New England Conservatory (B.M. Trumpet Performance) and Northwestern University (M.M. Pi Kappa Lambda - Trumpet Performance) with additional studies at the Music Academy of the West and the Aspen Music Festival. As a trumpeter he substituted with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, was a member of the Sarasota Opera Orchestra, and performed with the Boston Concert Opera Orchestra and numerous groups in the Boston and Chicago areas. Upon moving to Los Angeles, he joined the staff of Delos Records as a producer/editor where he produced recordings of The Westminter Choir, flutist Jean - Pierre Rampal, tenor John Aler, and guitarist Paul Galbraith, among others. His work as a music editor includes some of the top-grossing films of the past two decades, including Star Wars, X-Men, The Bourne Identity series, and The Greatest Showman. In addition to his film work, he has continued to work in the record industry with credits including John William's "Cello Concerto", "An American Journey" and more than a dozen film soundtracks.


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