Tomas Peire Serrate is a music composer from La Floresta (Barcelona), currently based in Los Angeles. After obtaining degrees in Piano and History, he studied composition at Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya in Barcelona and the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. Following this, he moved to New York where he earned a Master’s Degree in Composition for Film and Multimedia at NYU Steinhardt on a full scholarship from La Caixa and earned the Elmer Bernstein Award upon graduation.
His concert works have been performed in Europe and the US by prestigious ensembles such as the Bcn216, Zagros Ensemble, OC Terrassa48, Uusinta Ensemble, Brossa Quartet de Corda, Radio Symphony Orchestra from Helsinki, JACK Quartet or the Banda Municipal de Barcelona. He has written original scores for the feature films Prism (2014), The Anushree Experiments (2014) and Natalie Net (2013) as well as documentary soundtracks for The New York Times, The Guardian and Al Jazeera.
He has also participated as programmer and orchestrator in several film projects such as If I Stay (2014), Minions (2015) or Love and Friendship (2016). Since 2015, Tomas is also pursuing a PhD in Composition at UCLA.