Clarinetist Peter Dayeh is in demand as a freelance clarinetist in San Diego, California. Peter is a frequent solo recitalist and has been presented by such organizations as the Fallbrook Music Society, the Golden Valley Music Society, and Marian Liebowitz Artist Management. Peter preforms frequently as both clarinetist and Eb clarinetist with the San Diego Symphony. Previously, he has played 2nd and Eb clarinet with the Santa Cruz Symphony (Santa Cruz, CA). Peter has also performed as principal clarinetist with the San Diego Winds, a professional wind ensemble comprised of symphony members and other local professional musicians.
In addition to performing, Peter mostly enjoys teaching his private studio, with students spanning all ability levels. Past students have been accepted into prestigious music programs such as Northwestern University, University of Michigan, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, The Peabody Institute (Johns Hopkins University), to name a few. His middle and high school students continue to hold top seats in local youth orchestras, as well as local and state-level honor groups and summer programs, such as the Idyllwild Arts Camp. As a clarinet teacher, Peter frequently works as a coach and clinician at local high schools, teaching weekly classes and masterclasses to large groups of students.
Peter holds a Bachelor of Music degree from San Diego State University, where he studied with Dr. Marian Liebowitz; and a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University, where he studied with the renowned Dr. Robert Spring. He has studied the orchestral repertoire with Sheryl Renk, principal clarinetist of the San Diego Symphony. He has participated in the Pierre Monteux School and Music Festival in Hancock, Maine, as well as the Hot Springs Music Festival in Hot Springs, Arkansas.