Concerto for Flute and Wind Ensemble will be premiered on Thursday, April 12 by Pam Youngblood, flute and the Texas Woman's University Wind Ensemble, under the baton of Carter Biggers. The piece was commissioned by a consortium of schools, lead by Texas Woman's University to celebrate Dr. Pam Youngblood's 25th anniversary at TWU.
Peter will have four world premieres at the National Flute Association Convention in Minneapolis, MN in August.
• Portraits of Richka for flute & piano performed by
Pam Youngblood (flute) and Gabriel Bita (piano).
• Jazz Suite for flute quartet performed by Ali Ryerson, Ellen Burr,
Emily Senchuk and Billy Kerr.
• Headwaters for low flute ensemble performed by the
NFA Low Flute Ensemble.
• North Star Overture for flute ensemble performed by the NFA
Collegiate Flute Choir, Kelly Via, conductor.
Los Angeles based flutist Ellen Burr has commissioned Peter to compose a new piece for flute and piano which will also feature a version for flute and orchestra. The piece will be a single movement composition and is scheduled to be premiered in the summer of 2018.
Peter's Sonata for flute & piano was named a winner in the National Flute Association's Newly Published Music Award for flute solos.
Les Flûtistes de Montréal and Flute Street Professional Flute Choirs will be premiering Canadian Celebration in Montreal on June 3. Commissioned by Judy Diez D'Aux for Les Flûtistes de Montréal to celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary.
The National Flute Association's Low Flute Committee has commissioned Peter to compose a piece for low flute sextet. Headwaters will be premiered at the 2017 National Flute Association Convention in Minneapolis, MN.
Peter is pleased to announce that his catalog will now be distributed worldwide by Theodore Presser Company.
Piece of the Month
A Tangled View (for three flutes)
Performed by Ellen Burr, Emily Senchuk
and Cathy Larson
performed by The Los Angeles Flute Orchestra.