Peter Jan Fedak is a composer, musician, and audio engineer from New York City. He currently works as a System Administrator at SYPartners and works as a freelance audio engineer for the Opera Center of America, NYC, and private clients.
His studies include composition, conducting, and instrumentation at Juilliard under the instruction of Conrad Cummings, Jonathan Dawe, and Jude Vaclavik. Peter has also taken classes in Scoring for Film with Milica Paranosic and Music Theory with Samuel Zyman. After finding a true passion for composition, he continues writing for small ensembles as a member of The Composers’ Collective, an NYC-based 501(c)(3) non-profit of which he was one of the founders and formerly served as President from 2013-2017.
As a singer and performer in handbell choirs in churches since his youth, he attended New York University to study music business, obtaining a Bachelor of Music in 2000 with a focus on Music Business. Since then, he has furthered his instrumental studies on guitar with John Pondel, Bruce Arnold and Jon Geist, piano with Cory Smythe, voice with Anne Phillips and Diana Nikkolos, and tablas with Rohin Khemani.
Performing as guitarist, singer, keyboardist, he has worked with many bands/artists including Well Dressed Villains, Elisa Lin, Jihae, See for Days, The Force Theory, and The Lepers. In November 2011, as singer, guitarist, and composer, his band AM Low released their first single Tiny Switches | Able Archer under the Flash of Genius imprint. In addition, he has performed as guitarist in off-broadway theater productions “The City” and “The Bakery” in 2014-2015.
From 2008 – 2012 he managed Square Wave music studio in Long Island City, NY but now engineers from remote locations. For his engineering work, please visit www.squarewave.info