Peter Sheridan flute
Innovative and creative flutist, performer and teacher, Peter Sheridan has collaborated with some of the world’s leading composers, commissioning more than fifty works for the various flutes. A passionate specialist on the Low Flutes, he has promoted these instruments in concert and master classes, appearing at the National Flute Association and British Flute Society conventions, as well as festivals throughout North America and around the World.
An active staff member of the Monash and Melbourne Universities, he directs the flute ensembles, bustling flute studios, and lectures on American Music. Mr. Sheridan holds degrees and certifications from Mannes College, University of Arizona, Goldsmith’s College (London), and completed graduate work at UCLA. He has served on the faculties of La Sierra University, Santa Monica College, and El Camino Colleges. He has performed with the Los Angeles Flute Quartet, the ANAM Orchestra, the Hollywood Studio Symphony, Mannes Camerata, Aspen Festival Orchestra, and the Grand Canyon Chamber Music Festival.
Premieres include unique compositions by Gary Schocker, Alex Shapiro, Paul Chihara, Vinny Golia, Andrew Downes, Paul Reale, Adrienne Albert, Hilary Taggart, Thomas Reiner, to mention a few. He has studied with Sheridon Stokes, Judith Mendenhall, Thomas Nyfenger, Bonnie Lichter, and Clare Hoffmann, as well as participating in master classes of Julius Baker, Gary Schocker, Linda Chesis, Wolfgang Schultz, Janos Balint, and Paula Robinson. His flutes can be heard on Move, Sarabande, Warner Bros. Latina, Albany, and Innova record labels.
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