University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Jeffry Peterson

Jeffry PetersonProfessor
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Music 331

Jeffry Peterson is best known for his work in the field of collaborative piano and has performed throughout the United States with such celebrated singers as Yolanda Marculescu, Erie Mills, Evelyn Lear and Kurt Ollmann. Peterson performs regularly on UWM's Chamber Music Milwaukee series; other notable performances include a recital with soprano Mary Elizabeth Williams at the Mateus Festival in Portugal and performances with Erie Mills, soprano, and James Tocco, pianist, at the John Downey Festival in London. Recording credits include collaborations with Yolanda Marculescu-Stern, an album of American flute music with Robert Goodberg, and the Something to Sing About choral anthology for G. Schirmer. His CD with the renowned soprano Erie Mills, Always It's Spring (VAI audio), includes three songs by John Downey. Songs of Love and Longing, with soprano Valerie Errante, was released on Albany Classics in 2008, and Skyborn Music, with the Milwaukee Choral Artists, will be released on the Gothic label in spring 2009. Peterson is professor of piano at UWM and often performs with the UWM voice faculty. He founded UWM's Vocal Arts Series. He chairs the graduate program in vocal accompanying and recently introduced a new Bachelor's degree in Collaborative Piano at UWM.