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Peter Zlotnick

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Peter Zlotnick joins the Community Music faculty as Instructor of Percussion.

He is the Principal Timpanist of the Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Salisbury Symphony Orchestras. He has also played percussion with the Rochester Philharmonic, Eastern Music Festival Philharmonic, and contemporary music ensemble Ossia. Peter performs as a member of the Philidor Percussion Group, and is a founding member of the Amphion Percussion Group. Peter has been a featured soloist with the Greensboro Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, Salisbury Symphony, and Northwestern University Contemporary Music Ensemble.

Peter serves as Education Manager for the Greensboro Symphony and Percussion Instructor at Catawba College. He has also taught at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Guilford College, the Music Center of Greensboro, and the Hochstein School of Music and Dance in Rochester, NY. Peter holds degrees in Percussion Performance and Music Education from Northwestern University, where he studied with Michael Burritt, and the Eastman School of Music, where he studied with John H. Beck. He also studied with Ruth Cahn at the Eastman Community Music School.