• B.M., Vanderbilt University
    M.M., University of Minnesota
    D.M.A., University of Cincinnati
    Email: pcain@leeuniversity.edu

    Clarinet Instructor

    Peter Cain is the 3rd/Bass clarinet for the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, and is the clarinet instructor at Lee University. He was previously Acting Principal Clarinet of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. Peter has attended Vanderbilt University, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), where he received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in 2012, with a lecture-recital and document on Krzysztof Penderecki’s “Clarinet Quartet and Sextet.”

    Cain’s primary teachers have been Richie Hawley, Burt Hara, and Cassie Lee. He has attended the Aspen Music Festival, the CCM-Spoleto Festival in Spoleto, Italy, and the Eastern Music Festival. Cain has appeared as a soloist with the Knoxville Symphony. He performed with the Paloma Wind Quintet at the 2010 International Double Reed Society conference and was a soloist with the CCM Chamber Players at the 2009 Midwest Clinic in Chicago.

Music Events Calendar

2/10
Faculty Recital: Steve Benne, double bass & Phillip Thomas, piano and harpsichord
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall - Humanities Center
Faculty Recital: Steve Benne, double bass & Phillip Thomas, piano and harpsichord

The program will include pieces by G.F. Handel, Charles Gounod, J.S. Bach, and Robert Schumann.

Steve Benne, instructor of double bass at Lee, is principal double bassist with the Knoxville...

2/12
School of Music Major Auditions
All day | Read more

School of Music Major Auditions
For more information, please contact McKenna Fetzer at mfetzer@leeuniversity.edu
2/13
Honor Choir Concert
Begins at 3:00 PM | Live Stream | Read more

Conn Center
Honor Choir Concert
150 11th Street NE
2/14
Chamber Strings Concert
Begins at 3:00 PM | Read more

Pangle Hall
Chamber Strings Concert

340 Church Street NE

Chamber Strings, conducted by Xiaoqing Yu, will present an entertaining program entitle “A Sweetheart Valentine.” Join us with your sweetheart for this event.

2/15
School of Music Major Auditions
All day | Read more

School of Music Major Auditions
For more information, please contact McKenna Fetzer at mfetzer@leeuniversity.edu
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