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Music educator , musician

Peter Frank Cassino, music educator, musician. Achievements include development of a unique music education program. Grantee, National Endowment the Arts. Member of International Association Jazz Education.

Background

Cassino, Peter Frank was born on April 18, 1940 in Brooklyn.

Education

Attended, Julliard School Music, New York City, 1958—1960. Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance, Boston University, 1973. Master of Music in Afro-American Music Performance, New England Conservatory, Boston, 1975.

Career

Freelance jazz pianist Germany, New York City, 1961—1969. Jazz studies instructor Committee Music Center, Boston, 1976—1979. Pianist, director Boston Jazz Trio, Cambridge, 1979—1985.

Chair jazz department Longy School Music, 1980—1996, chair department modern American music, since 1996. Instructor jazz piano All-Newton Music School, Massachusetts, 1977—1985. Project director, music consultant Massachusetts Dept.Correction, 1978—1979.

Project director Committee Music Center, Boston, 1979. Faculty Dean Junior College, Franklin, Massachusetts, 1979—1980, University Mass, Harbor Campus, 1980—1982. Freelance jazz pianist, Boston, since 1969.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of a unique music education program.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer: Longy School Music Modern American Music Concert Series, since 1997. Composer: numerous jazz compositions. Contributor chapters to books.

Membership

Member of International Association Jazz Education.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Carpentry, computers.