Peter McConnell has composed award-winning scores for a diverse range of video games including Hearthstone, Psychonauts 2, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, the Sly Cooper series, Broken Age, and Brutal Legend. Before working independently, Peter composed in-house at LucasArts contributing to beloved franchises such as Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Monkey Island, Full Throttle and Grim Fandango. Peter’s music can also be heard in the feature films Greetings from the Shore and INTERSECT.
Peter studied music at Harvard with composers Ivan Tcherepnin and Curt Cacioppo, graduating with High Honors. He has been nominated for over thirty Game Audio Network Guild Awards and won seven, including Best Interactive Score, Best Soundtrack and Lifetime Achievement Award. His score for Psychonauts 2 was nominated for a BAFTA Award and two Game Audio Network Guild Awards and won a DICE Award for best musical score. On the live stage Peter has performed numerous concerts on electric violin and guitar in the U.S. and Europe, including appearances at South by Southwest, Blizzcon and The Game Music festival in Wroclaw, Poland.