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educator , musician

Peter Andrew Curtis, musician, educator. Certified teacher Suzuki Teachers Association. Scholar Andres Segovia Memorial scholar, Banff Center for the Arts, 1995, Jeanne and Peter Lougheed scholar, 1995. Member of California Teachers Association.


Curtis, Peter Andrew was born on April 24, 1970 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Son of Gerald Morris and Susan Caren Curtis.


Bachelor of Music magna cum laude, Berklee College Music, 1992. Master of Music, Yale University, 1995. Doctor of Music, Indiana University, 2005.


Music instructor Temple Beth Elohim, Wellesey, Massachusetts, 1992—1993. Guitar instructor Suzuki Institute of Boston, 1992—1993. Guitar/music instructor Appel Farm Arts and Music Center, Elmer, New Jersey, 1995.

Graduate assistant/guitar University South Carolina, Columbia, 1996—1997. Associate instructor/guitar instructor Indiana University, Bloomington, 1997—2000. Adjunct professor guitar Indiana State University, Terre Haute, 2000—2001.

Professor music Riverside City College, California, since 2001. Performer Carnegie Hall, The Jazz Bakery, Reduta Jazz Club, Prague, Sounds Jazz Club, Brussells, The Gig Jazz Club, Zurich, A-Trane Club, Berlin. Presenter conferences in field.

Leader Peter Curits Quartet.


  • Certified teacher Suzuki Teachers Association.


  • Other Work

    • Singer, songwriter, guitarist Stubborn Blood (CITR Shindig winner, 1987), performed with (klezmer group) Drei Kohp, recording Swing State with Peter Curtis Quartet, 2005.


Member of California Teachers Association.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel.


Gerald Morris

Susan Caren Curtis