Jonathan Peters is an award-winning composer currently residing in the beautiful state of Colorado. He has worked in the music business for 24 years as teacher, director, composer, and recording artist. Mr. Peters holds a B.A. in liberal arts from Thomas Aquinas College and continued his graduate work at California State University Northridge where he studied advanced composition, theory, orchestration, and film scoring. Mr. Peters has completed over 40 works including 2 full length operas, a symphony, orchestral works, chamber music, choral pieces, and works for solo piano. His pieces have won many awards and recognitions including 1st place in the 1996 Composers Today Contest. He has professionally recorded and produced 6 CDs. His music has been performed both in the United States and Europe, is heard on the radio, and sells in over 50 stores world-wide. He is also the author of the Scholastic Music Series, a collection of educational CDs that use music as a tool to teach various academic subjects. The series has received starred reviews from School Library Journal and is carried in libraries throughout the country. Over the past 24 years Mr. Peters has given lessons in piano, composition, orchestration and music theory. He has worked with various orchestras, has been a guest conductor with the Cypress Pops Orchestra and has also directed various choirs in southern California.