Faculty Information

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Peter Ellingson

Senior Instructor
  • Music and Entertainment Studies (CAM)

An active performer, composer, and teacher, Dr. Peter Ellingson serves as Senior Instructor of Music Performance at CU Denver. In 2004, he established Voz de la Clave, a salsa and Latin-jazz ensemble, and for several years presented the Night of Cuban Music event, where he performed with Latin-jazz greats such as Brian Lynch, Wayne Wallace, Michael Spiro, Luís Conte, and Jerry González. His jazz and Afro-Cuban compositions can be heard on the Manuel López Trio release, Searching Out.

Areas of Expertise

Music Performance
Afro-Cuban Music
Piano
Jazz Studies

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Colorado at Boulder
DMA

Arizona State University
MM

Northern Illinois University
BM