Robert Peterson

Robert Peterson is the leading exponent of the new methodology for training young bassists. In June of 1973, Mr. Peterson began his studies under the direction of Big Band Bassist Howard Cook. Mr. Peterson is a graduate of the University of the Arts, in Philadelphia, with degrees in both performing and education. In the late 1980s, Mr. Peterson began teaching string instrumental music for the Harford County Schools in Maryland. Since 1989 to the present, he teaches string instrumental music in the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional Schools in Princeton Junction, New Jersey. Currently, Mr. Peterson is the orchestra director of West Windsor Plainsboro High School South. Mr. Peterson performs professionally as Principal Bass: Bohéme Opera of New Jersey and Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey, Assistant Principal Bass: American Ballet Orchestra, and also performs in many other orchestral freelance, Stage Shows, Operatic and Ballet venues.

Mr. Peterson has performed on orchestra tours around the world: Australia (1981), England, Scotland, and Wales (1983), Mainland China and Hong Kong (1985), Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil (1987), The Czech Republic and Austria (2003 and 2018), South Korea (2007), Germany and The Netherlands (2013)
Robert Peterson, Double Bass, (609)
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