Steven Peacock 


 

Classical guitarist, composer and choral conductor Steven Peacock, based in Fredericton, NB, has performed as a soloist and accompanist in concert and recording engagements throughout Canada. His The Calico Road (Blue Milo, 2005), a varied collection of short works for solo guitar, is one of nine CD releases. Keenly interested in ensemble work, he has worked extensively with flutists Madeleine Arel and (in the United Kingdom) Jane Coulcher-Stoltenberg (Encuentro, 2000); sopranos Paula Hébert, Angela Birdsell, and Wendy Nielsen; Toronto Symphony violinist Hyung-Sun Paik; bassoonist Yvonne Kershaw (Canciones y Leyendas: Songs and Legends for Bassoon and Guitar, nominated for an ECMA in 2005); and guitarist Gerry Van Wart, with whom he released Milonga in 2003 and El Elegante: Dances for Two Guitars in 1997. Mr. Peacock has adjudicated at the provincial and national levels, and he currently teaches at the University of New Brunswick and at St. Thomas University.