Peter is a Saint Paul native who grew up in the Midway neighborhood. He started playing drums at age 9 and graduated from Saint Paul Central in 2002. In addition to playing with Heiruspecs for more than 10 years he's performed, recorded and toured nationally and internationally with the likes of Atmosphere, Mason Jennings, Kid Dakota and P.O.S of Doomtree. He was nominated “Best Drummer Twin Cities 2003” by the Minnesota Music Awards and was featured in Modern Drummer Magazine in 2004 for his work on Heiruspecs' album, A Tiger Dancing.
Peter is the executive director of Walker West Music Academy, a 25 year old community music school located on Selby Avenue in Saint Paul. He also serves as chairman of the City of St. Paul Cultural STAR Board and serves on the board of the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council. He is also a member of the Selby Avenue Action Coalition, an economic development group dedicated to revitalization of Selby Avenue.
You can also catch him playing around town with groups like the Harper / Leggett / Foreman jazz trio at the Black Dog Cafe in Lowertown or Aaron and the Sea.
Aaron and the Sea, Harper, Leggett, Foreman