Peter Shin

Composer and Visual Artist


Photo by Brianna Park

Curriculum Vitae

PETER S. SHIN (b. 1991) is a Los Angeles-based composer whose recent highlights include an upcoming Carnegie Hall premiere on May 27, 2018 with the New York Youth Symphony/First Music Orchestra Commission memorializing the life and death of Vincent Chin, a 2017/18 Fulbright Research Grant to South Korea in order to compose an orchestral work at Seoul National University, a 2017 Aspen Music Festival composition fellowship, selection in the 2017 Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute as well as the 2017 New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, winner in the graduate division of the SCI/ASCAP Student Composition Commission, a 2017 Cohan Collective residency led by Robert Cohan of the Martha Graham Dance Company, and the 2017 USC Jimmy McHugh Endowed Composition Prize. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, Peter received his master’s from the University of Southern California studying with Ted Hearne, Sean Friar, and Frank Ticheli, and his bachelor’s from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor studying with Bright Sheng, Michael Daugherty, Evan Chambers, and Erik Santos. For more information, please visit:

Connect with me

Facebook: @seajong
YouTube: @PeterShin
SoundCloud: @shindiggitydog