Peter Golub Peter Golub Peter Golub


Peter Golub has composed numerous scores for feature films and documentaries. Highlights include Frozen River (nominated for 2 Academy Awards); The Laramie Project (with Steve Buscemi, for HBO); The Great Debaters (co-composed with James Newton Howard and directed by Denzel Washington); and Wordplay (a documentary featuring Will Shortz, Bill Clinton and Jon Stewart). He arranged and conducted music for Andy Garcia's The Lost City (with Bill Murray and Dustin Hoffman)

Born in New York City, Golub received his musical training at Bennington College and The Yale School of Music. In addition to his work as a composer, Golub has been Director of the Sundance Film Music Program since 1999 and has recently been on the music faculty at UCLA.

Most Notable Awards

3 Award Wins
BMI Award 1 Win
Vision Award 1 Win
UCMF Award 1 Win

Before moving to Los Angeles in 1995, Golub wrote numerous concerts works as well as music for theatre. Recent Broadway scores include The Heiress, Time Stands Still, Come Back Little Sheba, Suddenly Last Summer, and Hedda Gabler. He has also composed numerous scores for the New York Shakespeare Festival, Playwrights Horizon, The Huntington Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival and many others

Golub's music combines classical orchestral and chamber elements with contemporary textures, all with a strong, dramatic thrust. His ability to read a film and create the appropriate music is key to his approach. He won a BMI Classic Award in 2008, a 2008 Vision Award and an award for Best Music at the 2005 Avignon Film Festival.

Filmography List

2014 Being George Clooney (Documentary)Original Music Composer
2014 AudreyOriginal Music Composer
2013 If You Build It (Documentary)Original Music Composer
2012 The Presence of Joseph Chaikin (Documentary)Original Music Composer
2012 Lo azul del cieloScore Composer
2011 Lost Forever (Documentary)Original Music Composer
2011 These Amazing Shadows (Documentary)Original Music Composer
2005-2011 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)Original Music Composer
2010 Almost KingsOriginal Music Composer
2010 Barbershop Punk (Documentary)Original Music Composer
2010 Countdown to Zero (Documentary)Original Music Composer
2009 BottleworldOriginal Music Composer
2009 Outrage (Documentary)Original Music Composer
2009 Saving Grace B. JonesOriginal Music Composer
2009 True AdolescentsOriginal Music Composer
2009 The Strength of Water (co-composer)Original Music Composer
2008 I.O.U.S.A. (Documentary)Original Music Composer
2008 Frozen RiverOriginal Music Composer
2007 The Great DebatersOriginal Music Composer
2007 Sublime (Video)Original Music Composer
2006 Stolen (Documentary)Original Music Composer
2006 Wordplay (Documentary)Original Music Composer
2005 American GunOriginal Music Composer
2005 AmericanoOriginal Music Composer
2003 Sunset Story (Documentary)Original Music Composer
2002 SpeakeasyOriginal Music Composer
2002 Night of the Wolf (TV Movie)Original Music Composer
2002 The Laramie Project (TV Movie)Original Music Composer
2002 3 Weeks After ParadiseOriginal Music Composer
2001 Play DeadOriginal Music Composer
2001 Peter Rabbit and the Crucifix (Short)Original Music Composer
2001 The Orgasm Special: A Real Sex Xtra (TV Movie)Original Music Composer
2000 Straight RightOriginal Music Composer
2000 U.S. Seals (Video)Original Music Composer
1999 Swap MeetOriginal Music Composer
1997 English OnlyOriginal Music Composer
1987 Museum of Wax (Short)Original Music Composer
1986 The Sorrows of DoloresOriginal Music Composer

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