The gift of a supportive family is one of the many reasons I have to be truly grateful. Their love and laughter, the subtle nudging of my beautiful wife, have allowed the freedom to pursue my purpose as an artist. As a good friend often reminds me:
"Peter, if you want to go slow...go alone. If you want to go far...go together".
Cavaliers to BLAST! Sea World to Disney, my life as a performer and artist has been an eclectic one. I have had the opportunity to design for high schools, universities, stage productions and theme parks like the Disneyland Resort where I'm currently a proud part of the Disneyland Band. As a composer I've scored for various ensembles and settings, including a new Drum Major emote for Epic Games: Fortnite.
Towards the end of his life the great cellist Pablo Casals was asked by a reporter, "Pablo, you are the greatest cellist of all time. Why do you still practice 5 hours a day?" Pablo's response, "Because I think I'm making progress."