Peter Anthony

Instructor

Division: Contemporary Music
Program: Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television

Expertise: Film Scoring, Conducting, Orchestration
Phone: (213) 821-4192
Email: smptv@usc.edu
Office: TMC G120

Biography

Pete Anthony, a graduate of Williams College and the USC Thornton School of Music, currently teaches orchestration and conducting in Thornton’s Scoring for Motion Pictures & Television Program. In addition to his music career, he is active in community service, serving as a Planning Commissioner for the city of Malibu, California.

Anthony credits composer Daniel Gutwein, orchestrator Albert Harris, and legendary composer/conductor/ pianist Artie Kane as his most influential mentors, and is grateful to Dan Foliart for giving him his first job in entertainment. He has enjoyed conducting and orchestrating for many great films. He has worked with James Newton Howard, Danny Elfman, Marc Shaiman, Christopher Young, John Debney, John Powell, Marco Beltrami, Theodore Shapiro, Christophe Beck, and Teddy Castellucci, amongst others.

A small sample credit list includes: (Conductor/Orchestrator), Tropic Thunder, Hancock, Horton Hears A Who!, The Devil Wears Prada, I Am Legend, Spider-Man 3, The Pink Panther 1 & 2, Body of Lies, and The Uninvited.