• 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

8/29
Masterclass: David Dash & Mary Bowden
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Squires Recital Hall
Masterclass: David Dash & Mary Bowden

Husband and wife duo Mary Bowden and David Dash are both experienced orchestral musicians. Bowden is currently principal trumpet of the Sarasota Opera Orchestra and the Artoshphere Festival...

8/31
Performing Arts Series Concert: David Dash & Mary Bowden
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Squires Recital Hall
Performing Arts Series Concert: David Dash & Mary Bowden

Husband and wife duo Mary Bowden and David Dash are both experienced orchestral musicians. Bowden is currently principal trumpet of the Sarasota Opera Orchestra and the Artoshphere Festival...

9/08
New Music Resource Center Display: "Harmony Writer"
Begins at 7:00 PM | Read more

Curtsinger Music Building
New Music Resource Center Display: "Harmony Writer"
“Harmony Writer,” a customized typewriter for musical notation that preceded FINALE by over three decades! We will be having a brief reception to officially present this display that also includes a...
9/15
Presidential Concert: Ilya Yakushev, piano
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Pangle Hall
Presidential Concert: Ilya Yakushev, piano
340 Church Street NE, Cleveland, TN 37311
9/23
Faculty Chamber Recital
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Squires Recital Hall
Faculty Chamber Recital

Mozart: Piano Quartet in E flat, K 493

Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 25

Featuring: Piano, Cahill Smith Violin, Geoffrey Herd Viola, Deanna Anderson Cello, Heather...

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