Teaching Artist, Drum Set
Peter received his Bachelor of Arts degree in musicology from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. Moving to San Francisco, Peter worked for 5 years as a 3rd grade teaching assistant at The San Francisco School while simultaneously being mentored in the Orff Schulwerk approach to music education. After teaching music at various Bay Area schools, he spent the last 2 years establishing and growing a music program at The Presidio Knolls School, a mandarin immersion, Reggio Emilia-inspired independent school. He has completed all three levels of the Orff Certification Course with the world-renowned teachers of the San Francisco International Orff Course. Peter brings a joyful energy and a firm belief in Orff’s power to develop the mind and uplift the soul. When not teaching, Peter gigs as a professional drummer and vocalist.