Friday, April 21 | cathedral church of saint andrew| 7:00 pm
HPU CHAMBER AND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS
Special Guest Artist: JEFF PETERSON
Dr. Teresa McCreaary, Conductor
Born on the Island of Maui, Grammy Award nominee and seven-time Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Jeff Peterson grew up on the slopes of Haleakala where he was introduced to the rich heritage of Hawaiian music by his father, a paniolo, or Hawaiian cowboy, on the Haleakala Ranch. As a performer, Jeff has had the honor to work with a wide range of artists and groups including Eric Clapton, Nathan Aweau, James Galway, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Aaron Neville, Boz Scaggs, the Honolulu Symphony, Hawaii Opera Theatre, Amy Hanaiali’i Gilliom, The Matt Catingub Orchestra of Hawaii, jazz bassist Rufus Reid, shakuhachi master Riley Lee, the acclaimed string quartet Ethel, and with many other artists in the fields of Hawaiian, classical, and jazz music. He has traveled to Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, India, and across the United Sates to perform at a variety of venues from Symphony Space in New York City to the National Folk Festival in Canberra, Australia.