Joseph Donald Peterson
Joseph Donald Peterson (b. 1995, he/him) is a performer, composer, and occasional violin maker. He received his Bachelor’s degree in viola performance from The Juilliard School, where he studied with the violist Samuel Rhodes and the composer Justin Dello Joio. During his time there, he was runner-up in the Juilliard School viola competition, contributed to the student-led newspaper, The Citizen Penguin, and co-led several student actions. Right now, at this very moment, he is a graduate worker and PhD candidate in music composition and theory at the University of California, Davis.