Peter McKinnon

Residence: Hamilton, New Zealand

Currently a student at The University of Waikato in New Zealand, Peter McKinnon has recently completed his Bachelor of Music with First Class Honors (2009). He has been accepted to continue studying composition at Waikato in 2010, doing a Masters of Music in acoustic and electroacoustic composition. Having learnt the piano since an early age, music has played a big part in his life and continues to do so. In 2009 he received a merit prize in the electroacoustic/multimedia composition section in the Lilburn Trust Composition Awards Competition for his piece Journey to Where? held at the University of Waikato. This year has already seen another of his electroacoustic works Pianosophagus accepted into the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival in March 2010.

Date: August 1, 2010

Source: JTTP 2010