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Peter Walsh

Peter Walsh

Peter Walsh

Assistant Conductor

Pianist Peter Walsh has developed a versatile career as a collaborator, soloist and educator. He is currently engaged with accompanying the choral and opera programs at the Bob Cole Conservatory at CSU Long Beach, in addition to serving as an adjunct professor at El Camino College. He has performed in Carnegie Hall as part of Marilyn Horne's "The Song Continues” and he recently performed with Rod Gilfry and Dolora Zajick at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. He has participated in numerous summer festivals including the Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, and Fall Island Vocal Arts Seminar. He has accompanied master classes given by Marilyn Horne, Kiri Te Kanawa and Jessye Norman. As a soloist, he has performed with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Currently a doctoral candidate in piano performance at the USC Thornton School of Music, he has also pursued Bachelor's and Master's degrees at USC, where he studied with Lucinda Carver and Kevin Fitz-Gerald. He has taught at the USC Thornton School of Music, El Camino College, University of La Verne and California State Summer School for the Arts. He regularly arranges for vocalists, often incorporating his own arrangements into his programming. He recently collaborated with award-winning dancer Desmond Richardson (So You Think You Can Dance) for the inaugural gala of USC’s Glorya Kaufman School of Dance, and served as accompanist for City Ballet of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Ballet.