A native of Dallas, Texas, Pete is currently pursuing his master’s degree at Boston University studying with Boston Symphony Orchestra Principal Bassist Edwin Barker. Pete received his bachelor’s degree from Boston University studying with BSO bassist Benjamin Levy. In addition to his academic obligations Pete regularly performs with the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and is the double bass fellow with Symphony Nova. Recently Pete was a super finalist for Principal Bass of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Pete has been fortunate to participate in summer music festivals around the world such as the Tanglewood Music Center, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival in northern Germany, National Orchestral Institute, and the Round Top Music Festival. Outside of performance Pete teaches in Boston area schools through the Boston Philharmonic’s Crescendo program.