Peter Robles RESUME

  

  • SERIOUSMUSICMEDIA
  • Media and Music Management, Consulting and Booking
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  • Relevant Education
  • 1994: Ph. D. and MFA in Music composition, Princeton University.
  • 1988: Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory of Music. Degree issued 1987
  • Studies with Steven Mackey, Paul Lansky, William Bolcom, Jacob Druckman and Scott Burnham
  • Created Analytical Index for Scott Burnham’s “Beethoven Hero”
  • Teaching Experience:
  • 3 Semesters as a Teaching Assistant for Scott Burnham at Princeton University
  • Private coaching to Undergraduate Students, teaching them how to survive Music 105 at Princeton
  • Adjacent to my work as an agent, I carried 3 Private Composition Students
  • Currently teaching composition and theory to 2 current students. One student has come back to me numerous times.
  • Created a private course in Music Appreciation. 
  • Highlighted Performances
  • “Transcedent Tones” Written for the Meridian Arts Ensembles Brass Quintet
  • Performed by Meridian Arts Ensembles 50 Times. Recorded by Meridian Arts Ensembles for the Channel Classics Label 
  • “Don Juan in Hell” Performed by members of NYNME (Awarded ASCAP “Morton Gould” Award”
  • “First Riff” composed for the Princeton University Orchestra
  • “Turners Ghost” work for Viola and Piano, Junah Chung, viola
  • Solo Piano work for Joel Fan, Piano (Pianist for Silk Road Ensemble
  • RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 2010- present: Seriousmusicmedia.com 
  • EXPERIENCE PRIOIR TO SERIOUSMUSICMEDIA
  • Frank Solomon Associates
  • Sitting in for Barrie Steinberg where I booked L.A.G.Q and Leon Fleisher 
  • Launched Vantage Artists with Company Developer
  • Senior booking agent and manager at Vantage Artists
  • Roster included Eliot Fisk, Fazil Say, Trio Solisti, Anne Akiko Meyers, Joel Fan, Mark O’Connor, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra with Leon Fleisher in coordination with Opus 3) ENSO String Quartet, 
  • Impresario Arts, Senior director, Charles Letourneau **owner, Barrett Wissman. Booking agent. Implemented by Charles Letourneau, Developed by Barrett Wissman: Tuscan Sun Festival, location, Cortona Italy. Assistant at festival. 
  • Andante.com: National Sales of handsomely packaged historic cd’s, nationwide. Included sales to major one-stops, selling 50,000 units.
  • Principal Creator of one-line classical radio station. Compiled Andante sampler.
  • and programmer of on-line radio station. Programming Andante recordings of early music. Andante was given access to hundreds of historic recordings, many of them were formidable performances. Produced spots with Martin Bookspan, who was the voice the New York Phil. 
  • Co-curator Music on the Park, at Park Ave Christian Ave Church. Artists invited Miro Quartet, Joshua Roman, Mal Grgic, guitar, Mantra Percussion, Enso quartet, A John Cage celebration with NYC artists. 
  • Guest Curator: American Festival of New Music at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, 
  • Guest curator: The Newman Center of the performing Arts: New Music Festival featuring artists of the Cantaloupe record label 
  • Programmed: A guitar evening with The Assads, Joshua Roman, cello and Mak Grgic, guitar..
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  • Dorian Record Label: Nationwide sales. Session producer for Craig Dory (Dorian Records), on the chamber version of Mahler’s Symphony No. 4. I Have created liner notes for two recordings.
  • Co-producer for Adam Abeshouse: Michael Harrison Revelation
  • Producer: Ragomania: A recording of the music of William Bolcom, played by the Lancaster Festival Orchestra, with Gary Sheldon (Head Conductor at Miami City Ballet), and Richard Stoltzman performing the clarinet concerto. The mastering was done in NYC with Dan Bora and maestro Sheldon. 
  • Producer: Cinema Verismo: Mak Grgic, guitar. Recorded at Guitar Salon International in Los Angeles. This includes a New York Times review and a review from Classics Today. 
  • Highlighted Booking Projects and Tours: 
  • Alarm Will Sound with Medeski, Martin and Wood: Two dates in Colorado, Newman Center and U Boulder Presents, very successful. On all accounts.
  • Alarm Will Sound: cresc... Biennale for Modern Music Frankfurt Rhein Main, 
  • Virginia Tech at Moss Arts Center, Production of “1969”
  • Newman Center, in Denver and University of Boulder “1969” 
  • Major festival in Korea 
  • Town Hall, Seattle, and Fontana Chamber Arts 
  • JACK Quartet: First Manager: Booked the original quartet at over 50 venues world-wide during multiple seasons, including creating a relationship for them with Wigmore Hall. Music festival in Australia: Booking more than 30 dates person
  • Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra with Leon Fleisher, piano soloist and conductor. 
  • Tour: Cerritos Center, Krannert Center in Illinois, Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, McCarter Theater in Princeton, Western Michigan University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Newman Center for the Performing Arts in Denver, where I had mentioned the idea of a commission. We decided to commission Daniel Romain, he used to use DBR, for guitar concerto for Eliot Fisk, this was achieved, he the same program was done in Western Michigan. 
  • FLUX Quartet: Morton Feldman: Programming Second String Quartet, approx. duration 6 hours. Tate Modern, with live Simulcast for BBC 3, Bendigo Festival in Australia, The Park Ave. Armory. Korean Festival, with Evan Ziporyn in Canada at Calgary Pro Musica, MIT, Japanese premiere of Feldman Second String Quartet through VICE Media, Japan, Vancouver New Music, Beyond Microtonal Music Festival sponsored by Music on the Edge. 
  • Eliot Fisk with Arditti Quartet: Successful tour including new works by William Bolcom: Halls include: Library of Congress, Duke University, Ensemble Music Society in Indianapolis, Carnegie Hall in Pittsburgh sponsored by Music on the Edge, Peak Performances at Montclair State University. 
  • Eliot Fisk Booking dates at Houston Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Duke Performances. Newman Center for the Preforming Arts, Spivey Hall, 92nd Street YMHA, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jewel Box Series, Illinois, Orange County Performing Arts Center, more than 50 dates worldwide. 
  • Representing Michael Gordon: 2 commissions, works Timber and Rushes, including The Park Ave Armory, Peak Performances plus many other significant presenters.
     
  • Relevant Education
  • 1994: Ph. D. and MFA in Music composition, Princeton University.
  • 1988: Bachelor of Music from New England Conservatory of Music. Degree issued 1987

  • RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 2010- present: Seriousmusicmedia.com 
  • EXPERIENCE PRIOIR TO SERIOUSMUSICMEDIA
  • Frank Salomon Associates, sitting in for Barrie Steinberg where I booked L.A.G.Q and Leon Fleisher 
  • Launched Vantage Artists with Company Developer
  • Senior booking agent and manager at Vantage Artists
  • Roster included Eliot Fisk, Fazil Say, Trio Solisti, Anne Akiko Meyers, Joel Fan, Mark O’Connor, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra with Leon Fleisher in coordination with Opus 3) ENSO String Quartet, 
  • Impresario Arts, Senior director, Charles Letourneau **owner, Barrett Wissman. Booking agent. Implemented by Charles Letourneau, Developed by Barrett Wissman: Tuscan Sun Festival, location, Cortona Italy. Assistant at festival. 
  • Andante.com: National Sales of handsomely packaged historic cd’s, nationwide. Included sales to major one-stops, selling 50,000 units.
  • Principal Creator of one-line classical radio station. Compiled Andante sampler.
  • and programmer of on-line radio station. Programming Andante recordings of early music. Andante was given access to hundreds of historic recordings, many of them were formidable performances. Produced spots with Martin Bookspan, who was the voice the new York Phil. 
  • Co-curator Music on the Park, at Park Ave Christian Ave Church. Artists invited Miro Quartet, Joshua Roman, Mal Grgic, guitar, Mantra Percussion, Enso quartet, A John Cage celebration with NYC artists. 
  • Guest Curator: American Festival of New Music at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, 
  • Guest curator: The Newman Center of the performing Arts: New Music Festival featuring artists of the Cantaloupe record label 
  • Programmed: A guitar evening with The Assads, Joshua Roman, cello and Mak Grgic, guitar..

  • Dorian Record Label: Nationwide sales. Session producer for Craig Dory (Dorian Records), on the chamber version of Mahler’s Symphony No. 4. 
  • Co-producer for Adam Abeshouse: Michael Harrison Revelation
  • Producer: Ragomania: A recording of the music of William Bolcom, played by the Lancaster Festival Orchestra, with Gary Sheldon (Head Conductor at Miami City Ballet), and Richard Stoltzman performing the clarinet concerto. The mastering was done in NYC with Dan Bora and maestro Sheldon. 

  • Highlighted Booking Projects and Tours: 
  • Alarm Will Sound with Medeski, Martin and Wood: Two dates in Colorado, Newman Center and U Boulder Presents, very successful. 
  • Alarm Will Sound: cresc... Biennale for Modern Music Frankfurt Rhein Main, 
  • Virginia Tech at Moss Arts Center, Production of “1969”
  • Newman Center, in Denver and University of Boulder “1969” 
  • Major festival in Korea--Represented by Inhyun Kim, the festival stole most of the funds owing Alarm Will Sound and FLUX Quartet more than 75,000 Dollars. 
  • Town Hall, Seattle, and Fontana Chamber Arts ... 

  • Press work: 
  •  Reviews and feature articles in the New York Times, The Guardian (London), The Philadelphia Enquirer, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, Musical America, Classics Today, The Independent, U.K., The San Francisco Chronicle, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Alex Ross, The Denver Post, Time Out New York, New York Classical Review, Sequenza 21, The Indianapolis Star, Brooklyn Vegan, WQXR, WNYC, KPFK, KUSC ... etc. 

  • JACK Quartet: First Manager: Booked the original quartet at over 50 venues world-wide during multiple seasons, including creating a relationship for them with Wigmore Hall. Music festival in Australia: Booking more than 30 dates person.
  • Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra with Leon Fleisher, piano soloist and conductor. 
  • Tour: Cerritos Center, Krannert Center in Illinois, Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, McCarter Theater in Princeton, Western Michigan University, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Newman Center for the Performing Arts in Denver, where I had mentioned the idea of a commission. We decided to commission Daniel Romain, he used to use DBR, for guitar concerto for Eliot Fisk, this was achieved,  the same program was done in Western Michigan University. 
  • FLUX Quartet: Morton Feldman: Programming Second String Quartet, approx. duratiom 6 hours. Tate Modern, with live Simulcast for BBC 3, Bendigo Festival in Australia, The Park Ave. Armory. Korean Festival, with Evan Ziporyn in Canada at Calgary Pro Musica, MIT, Japanese premiere of Feldman Second String Quartet through VICE Media, Japan, Vancouver New Music, Beyond Microtonal Music Festival sponsored by Music on the Edge. 
  • Eliot Fisk with Arditti Quartet: Successful tour including new works by William Bolcom: Halls include: Library of Congress, Duke University, Ensemble Music Society in Indianapolis, Carnegie Hall in Pittsburgh sponsored by Music on the Edge, Peak Performances at Montclair State University. 
  • Eliot Fisk Booking dates at Houston Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Duke Performances. Newman Center for the Preforming Arts, Spivey Hall, 92nd Street YMHA, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jewel Box Series, Illinois, Orange County Performing Arts Center, more than 50 dates worldwide. 
  • Representing Michael Gordon: 2 commissions, works Timber and Rushes, including The Park Ave Armory, Peak Performances plus many other significant presenters. 
  • All of the above dates received extensive Press with releases reaching 2000 opens per mailing. 
  • Pleasee contact SeriousMusicMedia for references.  

  • All    Credits Associate Producer Liner Notes Music    Advisor Producer 
  • 2014
  • Cinema Verismo
  • Mak Grgic
  • Producer
  • 2012
  • Michael Harrison: Time   Loops
  • Maya Beiser / Michael Harrison
  • Musical   Advisor
  • 2008
  • Ragomania
  • Richard Stoltzman with the Lancaster Festival Orchestra, Gary Sheldon (Conductor of the Miami City Ballet) Conductor. 
  • Producer
  • 2007
  • Michael Harrison:   Revelation
  • Michael Harrison
  • Associate   Producer
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  • 2005
  • Tremors From a Far Shore:   James Aikman Sonatas for Violin
  • Liner   Notes
  • 2003
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 4;   Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen
  • Christine Brandes / Susan Platts / Kenneth Slowik
  • Session Producer
  • Transcendence
  • Mashkoor Ali Khan
  • Produc

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