Joel Peters

Hailing from Waldheim, Saskatchewan, composer and organist Joel Peters creates music that is performed throughout Europe and North America. His compositions and improvisations include works for piano, voice, strings, trumpet, humming pedestrian, organ and electronics. In 2018, he won the AGO/Marilyn Mason Award in Organ Composition. In July 2022, he premiered Stille und Sein, commissioned by private donors. As a soloist, Peters has appeared at numerous events and festivals, including the Montreal Bach Festival, events organized by Les Amis de L’Orgue, the Festival des couleurs de l’orgue français and at the Maison Symphonique with the SMCQ. He is co-artistic director and co-founder of Earth World Collaborative, a creative force generating new music, art, film and literature through collaboration. Joel Peters is Music Director at Ascension of Our Lord in Westmount and his works are published by Firehead Editions and H.T. FitzSimons Company.