About the composer
Composer and musicologist Don Meyer has written original scores for a number of independent films, including Melting Pot (2013), Turkish Coffee (2010), A Better Life (2009), and a new film score for Hitchcock's The Lodger (1927), written in collaboration with two other composers (2007). In addition, he has composed incidental music and sound collages for plays, online literary journals, dance troupes, choirs, chamber music ensembles, and television commercials. As a musicologist, his current interest is music in film, particularly the film scores of Elmer Bernstein. An award-winning teacher, he is currently Professor of Music at Lake Forest College and lives in Highland Park, Illinois, with his family. His wife, Liz Meyer, is an artist and violin teacher; you can visit her website at lizmeyerstudio.com.