Peter Ratner started his music career at the Khabarovsk Institute of Music and Culture, where got his Bachelor of Arts in Orchestra Conducting, Arranging, and Orchestra Business Management. He played in several rock-bands during 70's and early 80's. In 1983 he played tenor-saxophone and flute in the Big Band "Dalny Vostok", and worked with the jazz quintet and his pop-group "MIDI" as musician, composer and arranger. He also worked as a Professor of Jazz and Big-Band Arrangement at the Khabarovsk Institute of Music and Culture, where he taught arrangement and orchestration courses. In 1988-1990 he was invited to serve as the conductor of the Khabarovsk Philharmonic Big Band Orchestra "Dalny Vostok" ("The Far East").
In 1991 Peter established and led the largest and most successful privately owned professional sound recording studio and video production facility in the Russian Far East. Studio "NewMix" recorded many talented Russian, Japanese, Korean and Indian musicians. Peter sold the company in 1998 and moved to Anchorage, Alaska in 2000.
In 2007 Peter started a freelance recording service where he recorded well-known jazz and classical musicians, singers & bands. He offers quality live audio recording of musical events and performances, audio consulting and online mixing services. More recently most jobs were mixing and producing projects for bands in Alaska, Lower 48 and abroad. Per Independent Music News Sophia Street's album (2016’s Black & White) produced by Peter is the best full-length album to come out of Alaska this decade.
From jazz to indie rock and classical music, electronica and folk, in every genre we offer a quality of sound, attention to details and advice with arrangements, when it's needed.
Our team work with the biggest stars in Europe and have experience and knowledge that will help you to bring your music to the highest level possible.