Peck was just awarded a second Subito Grant from the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Composers Forum that will fund the design of two new electronic instruments!
Quartetto Indaco will be workshopping and premiering Peck’s new string quartet at the highSCORE Festival in Italy this summer.
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!
Clarinetist Derek Bermel premiered a new solo piece, titled Dichotomy, at the Johnson Museum in Ithaca, NY.
The Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra just performed Peck’s string orchestra piece Ephemeral Empire in Virginia.
Peck was awarded a Subito Grant from the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Composers Forum to complete a recording of his new percussion quartet, Prism.
Peck began his tenure as a lecturer at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where he was featured in an article about innovation in the school’s “Edge Magazine”. 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.