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Film Music



Barry Morrow, Oscar-winning screenwriter:

The challenge of a film score is a daunting one. As the moon dictates the tides, so the film composer choreographs the emotional currents swirling among the images on the screen. When it is done properly, the audience feels rather than hears the music, and the score enhances the film experience in subtle but profound ways.

Peter Bloesch has met this challenge, and his score for the documentary film
'A Friend Indeed' reveals an artist working at the top of his craft. His thoughtful musical themes and deft emotional interpretations illuminate all the important beats in this heartfelt story, making the journey a magical one.

Barry Morrow
 Oscar Award-winning Hollywood screenwriter (for Rain Man),
and primary creative consultant for A Friend Indeed: The Bill Sackter Story

Lane Wyrick, film producer:

Peter has an incredible sense of passion in his music, which extends to the full range of emotions. As a filmmaker, I get a great sense of satisfaction working with him, as his music adds greatly to the emotional depth and humanization I strive to achieve in my work.  

He has a refreshing enthusiasm for the creative process, and an ability to produce film scores with tremendous production value.

Working with Peter on the Bill Sackter documentary was a wonderful collaboration. The music he created is brilliantly orchestrated and very moving. His film score is vital to the emotional power of my film. 

I look forward to working with him on more projects in the future.

— Lane Wyrick
Mid-America Emmy Award-winning film composer

Audience comment about
“A Friend Indeed: The Bill Sackter Story:

“The Bill Sackter documentary touched me deeply. We have a child that has high-functioning autism. The message of this film is what I feel for our own child. Thanks for an incredible experience. The music made the movie so moving. I cried all the way through the movie — as did everyone around me!

Tom Hedges, film producer:

“Peter's music is never less than beautiful, distinctive, and moving. He has the unique ability to inspire us as filmmakers to do more with our own art, by composing music that lingers, haunts, uplifts, and changes us.

Tom Hedges
Executive Film Producer & Director of American Visions,
a film production company that has created many PBS documentaries

Stevie Ballard, film producer:

“Peter Bloesch is capable of just about anything when it comes to composing music. From motion pictures and television to documentary films, his film scoring talents are extraordinary.

Peter's music is majestic and thrilling, and always captures the essence of the project at hand. In addition, his talents are wonderfully enhanced by his dedication and kindness to all those he comes in contact with.

 Stevie Ballard
An Executive Film Producer with American Visions

Joe Harnell, film composer and arranger:

“Peter, you're a first-rate writer, and you have wonderful skills in terms of composition and orchestration. Your film music is charming and full of high drama all over the place, and I'm really quite taken with it!

You sound like you've been doing this for a long, long time — and exceptionally well, I must say.

— Joe Harnell
Film composer, and Arranger for many celebrated singers,
including Frank Sinatra and Beverly Sills

Richard Bellis, Emmy Award-winning film composer:

“Peter's Film Music CD has become a permanent part of my CD collection. I find his film music not only delightful, but inspiring as well.

Richard Bellis
     Emmy Award-winning film composer, teacher,
and author of The Emerging Film Composer

Dr. Buddy Baker,
former Director of Music at Walt Disney:

Peter was one of the select few graduate students accepted into the 'Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television' program at the University of Southern California.
I got to know Peter and his music quite well and consider him to be an outstanding composer.

He has an excellent grasp of orchestration and a keen sense of what will move the listener — his music has a deep, emotional quality that is uplifting and inspirational.

            — Dr. Buddy Baker, former Director of Music at Walt Disney,
and former Director of the Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television
Advanced Studies Program at the University of Southern California