Geoffrey Peterson

Geoffrey Peterson’s music has been performed throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. Venues include the Curtis Institute of Music, the Cleveland Institute of Music, Ohio Wesleyan University, the University of Miami, Northwestern University, DePaul University, Pennsylvania State University, Temple University, the Philadelphia Music School Settlement, Swarthmore College, the Fleischer Art Memorial, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Beck Center for the Arts and the San Salvatore Church in Prague.

Recent works include: "A Mighty Handful: Symphonic Portraits of the Russian Five" for wind ensemble; "Danse Diabolique" for orchestra; "Homage to Donald Erb" performed by renowned French bassoonist Pascal Gallois at the Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University in 2007; "Seasons" premiered by the award-winning Cavani Quartet in 2007; "Three Haiku" commissioned by the Beck Center Children’s Choirs and premiered in Lakewood, Ohio in 2007; "The Edmund Fitzgerald", a piano concerto, premiered by the Sault Symphony in Ontario, Canada in 2005; he was awarded a grant through the American Composers Forum Community Partners program to write a cantata, "The Living Cathedral", for chorus, organ and brass quintet which premiered in 2004. He also wrote incidental music for the play "Vinegar Tom" produced at DePaul University in 2000. His "Sonata for Solo Oboe" has been performed by the principle oboists of the National Symphony, Baltimore Symphony and the Sarasota Orchestra, and was featured at an International Double Reed Society conference.

He is the Proprietor of Camera-Ready Music Engraving, an award-winning music engraving and arranging service for the publishing and music industry. Publishing clients have included G. Schirmer, Carl Fischer, Peermusic Classical, ECS Publishing, and Theodore Presser. His music is published by Theodore Presser, Tenuto Publications, Coronet Press and Camera-Ready Music Engraving.