Peter's other creative outlets include music and acting and he stays active
hiking and vegetable gardening.
Peter started playing on the upright piano in his childhood home
and took lessons for several years. In middle school he was in the
orchestra and marching band (playing french horn, mellophone and
trumpet) and was also active in choir. In high school he
formed a rock band and performed in his high school's battle of the
bands. In college he started performing at clubs and venues in
New York and New Jersey. It was at this time that he transition from
cover songs to writing songs. Peter still enjoys the writing songs and belongs to Song Spark
Songwriting and Composition Collective - where members work on a
monthly songwriting prompt.
Peter also enjoys community theater having performing in musicals
and plays. He has had a chance to play some great roles including
Vernon Gersch in They're Playing Our Song, Schroeder in You're
A Good Man Charlie Brown and Rooster in Annie. In
2008, Tacoma Little Theatre awarded Peter a Richard Odlin Award for
"best lead actor" for his portrayal of Brick in Cat on a Hot
Tin Roof (see critics review).