Steven Peacock
Region: New Brunswick
Genre: Classical

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 ten CD releases. Keenly interested in ensemble work, he has worked extensively with flutists Sally Wright (with whom he recorded the ECMA-nominated The Green Bushes in 2010), Madeleine Arel and (in the United Kingdom) Jane Coulcher-Stoltenberg (Encuentro, 2000); sopranos Paula Hébert, Angela Birdsell, and Wendy Nielsen; violinists Hyung-Sun Paik (Toronto Symphony) and Nadia Francavilla (currently Musician in Residence at UNB); bassoonist Yvonne Kershaw (Canciones y Leyendas: Songs and Legends for Bassoon and Guitar, nominated for an ECMA in 2005); percussionist Michel Deschênes; and guitarist Gerry Van Wart, with whom he released Luminosa in 2013, 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 music theory and guitar history and performance at St. Thomas University.