Peter Himmelman

Peter Himmelman


By all accounts Peter Himmelman has had an unusual and highly successful career. He’s a Grammy and Emmy nominated singer-songwriter, visual artist,author, film composer, entrepreneur, and rock and roll performer. In yet another twist, Peter is the only rock star to have ever earned an Advanced Management Certificate from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Time Magazine has said of him: “Himmelman writessongs with the same urgency that compelled the Lost Generation to write novels.” Within the last few years Peter and his Big Muse team, have taken their special skills at unlocking innate creativity, to academic institutions such as The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, The UCLA School of Medicine, The Ross School of Business at the University of Michiganas well as corporate behemoths like McDonald’s, Adobe, and Gap Inc.

Selected Credits


How to Rock 
Producers: Gina Girolamo, David Israel, Leslie Morgenstein 
Starring: Cymphonique Miller, Samantha Boscarino, Max Schneider 

The Ex List 
Producers: Jonathan Levin, Diane Ruggiero 
Starring: Elizabeth Reaser 

Producers: Francie Calfo, Richard Levine, Lyn Greene 
Starring: Virginia Madsen, David James Elliot, Patrick Flueger 

Producers: Barry Josephson, Hart Hanson 
Starring: David Boreanaz, Emily Deschanel 

Men In Trees 
Producers: Jenny Bicks, Cathy Konrad, James Mangold, Stuart Besser 
Starring: Anne Heche, John Amos, Suleka Mathews, & Sarah Strange

Producer: David Hollander 
Starring: Treat Williams, Danielle Nicolet, Kari Matchett

Judging Amy 
Producers: Connie Tavel, Barbara Hall, Joe Stern 
Starring: Amy Brenneman, Tyne Daly 
* ASCAP Performance Award-Series Composer / multiple wins

Freshman Diaries 
Producers: R.J. Cutler, Cheryl Stanley 

Going to California 
Producers: Scott Rosenberg, Jeff Melvoin, Paul Kurta 
Starring: Sam Trammell, Brad Henke 

Bug Juice 
The Disney Channel 
Producer: Douglas Ross

Making the Band 
Producers: Mary-Ellis Bunim, Jonathan Murray

In The Zone 
Producer: Melissa Forman


Queen Sized 
Producers: Judy Cairo 
Starring: Nikki Blonsky, Annie Potts, Liz McGeever, Lily Holleman

Porn ‘n’ Chicken 
Comedy Central 
Producers: Jane Rosenthal, Lawrence Trilling, Hardy Justice 
Starring: Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Alex Burns

Snow In August 
Producers: Jake Eberts, Nancy Cooperstein 
Starring: Stephen Rea, Lolita Davidovitch

A Face To Kill For 
Wilshire Court Productions 
Director: Michael Toshiyuki Uno 
Producer: Bob Roe 
Starring: Crystal Bernard, Doug Savant

Long Gone 
Producer: Joan Barnett 
Starring: Virginia Madsen, William Petersen


Married Young 
Director: Daniel Kaufman 
Producers: Jon Dabach, Morey Levovitz, Christine Sheaks 
Starring: Nancy Travis, Ever Carradine, Gary Cole

C Street 
Indelible Films 
Director: Peter James Iengo 
Producers: Peter James Iengo, Brett E. Lewis, Ann Luster 
Starring: Carey Lowell, Michael Gross, Don Stark

Angel Dog 
Cooper Movie Productions 
Director: Robin Nations 
Producers: Kevin Nations 
Starring: Jon Michael Davis, Farah White

En los pasos de Abraham (Documentary)
Director: Daniel Goldberg Lerner

From River to Sea (Documentary) 
New Love Films 
Director: Susan Fink 
Producers: Susan Fink, Emerson Machtus 

Ash Tuesday
Cut Entertainment Group 
Director: Jim Hershleder 
Producers: Shannon Goldman, Tony Spiridakis 
Starring: Janeane Garofalo, Giancarlo Esposito

A Slipping Down Life 
Lions Gate Films 
Director: Toni Kalem 
Producers: Derinda Dallas, Robin Lieberman 
Starring: Guy Pearce, Lili Taylor

Dinner & Driving 
Director: Lawrence Trilling 
Producers: Paula Hammerel, Cristen Carr Stubb 
Starring: Joey Slotnick, Paula DeVico, Sam Robards, Brigitte Bako

Liar’s Poker 
Director: Jeff Santo 
Producers: Jeff Santo, Billy Savino 
Starring: Flea, Pam Gidley, Richard Tyson

The Souler Opposite 
Curb Entertainment 
Director: Bill Kalmenson 
Producer: Tani Cohen 
Starring: Christopher Meloni, Timothy Busfield

Crossing The Bridge 
Touchstone Pictures 
Director: Mike Binder 
Producers: Robert Newmyer, Jeffrey Silver 
Starring: Stephen Baldwin, David Schwimmer 

Director: Noah Stern 
Producer: Jonathan Furie 
Starring: Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick 

Hildy Hildy 
Writer/Director: Patricia Scanlon


Are You There? (Minnesota) / Independent 
Flimsy / Independent 
The Mystery and the Hum / Minivan Records 
The Pigeons Couldn’t Sleep / Himmasongs 
My Green Kite / Rounder/Umgd 
My Lemonade Stand / Majestic/Mri 
My Fabulous Plum / Majestic/Mri 
Imperfect World / Majestic Recordings 
My Best Friend is a Salamander / Baby Boom Music 
Mission of My Soul: The Best of Peter Himmelman / Shout Factory 
Unstoppable Forces / Majestic Recordings 
Love Thinketh No Evil / Six Degrees Records 
Skin / Sony 550 Records 
Flown This Acid World / Epic Records 
From Strength To Strength / Epic Records 
Stage Diving / Plump Records 
Synesthesia / Island Records 
Gematria / Island Records This Father’s Day / Island Records