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Discuss your compositions, your career, your music technique, or your musical proposals with me. I'm always ready to help and always interested in hearing about new music. Times are available most weekdays during regular business hours, Eastern Standard Time. Note: this time is billed at my regular "per lesson" rate. First-time and returning students welcome! PRO TIP: Subscribers 👉🏼 👉🏼 👉🏼 get deep discounts on lessons!


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Vince Peterson is an award-winning conductor, composer, and arranger of choral music based in New York City. He is the Founding Artistic Director of the critically-acclaimed ensemble, Choral Chameleon and Artistic Director of Empire City Men's Chorus. He is responsible for the premieres of over 200 new choral works to date and his work has been profiled in The New York Times, The Brooklyn Eagle, The San Francisco Examiner, I Care if You Listen, The National Sawdust Log Journal, and other reputable publications. Born and raised in San Francisco, CA, Vince received his MMus in Composition from The San Francisco Conservatory where he studied with the legendary composer, Conrad Susa. He received a Double MMus in Composition and Choral Conducting from Mannes College of Music, where he studied with the pioneering conductor, Dr. Mark Shapiro.

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Vince Peterson: The Musician's Credo This is a guided exercise designed to help musicians gain a strong sense of self and of their work in the world. It has helped hundreds of people to show up more confidently in the musical workforce and can be adapted for other disciplines as well. Please Note: This material is Copyright 2021 by Vince Peterson. All Rights Reserved for All Countries. Unauthorized claims of ownership will be pursued and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. 65.4 KB
Audition Excerpt Examples for Vince's Choirs Get a sense of what the sight-reading and/or prepared audition excerpts are for Choral Chameleon and Empire City Men's Chorus. 1.92 MB
A Choir Is A Beautiful Thing An excerpt from "The Elegance of the Hedgehog" by Muriel Barbery - Journal of the Movement of the World No. 4. 20.4 MB
Vince Peterson Curriculum Vitae Revised October, 2021 135 KB