Peck was just named the winner of Symphony in C’s Young Composers Competition. As a result, the New Jersey-based orchestra, led by Maestro Rossen Milanov, performed his piece Metropolitan. The recording of the performance was later rebroadcasted on the radio by WRTI!
Peck was recently awarded a Subito Grant from the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Composers Forum to complete a recording of his new percussion quartet, Prism.
The Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra just performed Peck’s string orchestra piece Ephemeral Empire in Virginia!
Peck began his tenure as a lecturer at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia last Spring. He teaches courses on Arduino technology and Pure Data software.
Pianist Holly Roadfeldt will be performing Metropolitan at a number of venues in 2014, including Andrea Clearfield’s Salon in Philadelphia, the University of Albany, and the College Music Society’s NE Conference.
Maestro Stephen Czarkowski and the Shepherd University String Orchestra performed Ephemeral Empire in December! Head over to the music page to hear the piece!
Peck was named the winner of the 2013 Castleton Festival Young Composer’s Forum by Maestro Lorin Maazel. As a result, his latest orchestral work was premiered by the Castleton Festival Orchestra and Maestro David Hanlon!
Peck was named the 2012 McKnight Visiting Composer with the American Composers Forum! As part of this position, Peck worked on a 2-3 month residency in Minneapolis, featuring the construction of some new installation pieces as well as several new fixed format audiovisual works.
Charles was named the winner of the University of Cincinnati’s Orchestral Readings Competition. The prize for this is a commission by the CCM Concert Orchestra for a brand new orchestral work that was premiered last season! Check out the recording on the Music page.