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Peter Hill grew up in Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Bucknell University with a Bachelor of Arts in music. While an undergraduate, he was music theory teaching assistant to composer William Duckworth and received the music department's Barbara Watson Grever Prize in Music. Peter received a Master of Music degree and a Professional Studies diploma in piano performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music as a student of Thomas Hecht and Sandra Shapiro. He also holds a Master of Education in music education from Teachers College, Columbia University. While attending the University of California, Davis for a degree in musicology, Peter was the assistant conductor to Jeffrey Thomas and the UC Davis Chorus for the 2009-2010 season.
Peter taught for the Suzuki and music theory departments at the Cleveland Music School Settlement in Ohio and as the Middle and Upper School music teacher for the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, NJ. He has been published in the NAfME’s Teaching Music and has reviewed choral music for the Choral Journal of the ACDA. Peter has served as choir director for 24 years in United Methodist, Presbyterian and RCA churches. Peter is presently Music Director for the Chatham United Methodist Church in Chatham, NJ, where he directs the adult choirs, praise band, youth musicians, wind ensemble, ukulele orchestra, and kids' music. He teaches music for the three and four-year olds in the Chatham Methodist Preschool. He also directs the Carter Burden Singers, a community chorus of the Carter Burden Network in East Harlem. Peter currently serves as president of the Suburban Music Study Club based in Madison, NJ. Before relocating to the East coast, Peter served as Director of Choirs for Westminster Presbyterian Church in Sacramento, CA.
Peter has a beautiful daughter, Emma Jane, and fantastic wife, Katie. He enjoys sci-fi motion pictures, deconstructing episodes of Doctor Who, a wide variety of quirky literature, too many dad jokes, and looking for new music to make his family sing around the piano.