Boyer Fanfare for Tomorrow at Biden/Harris’ inauguration

Fanfare for Tomorrow, was performed as part of the one-hour Prelude music of the Inauguration ceremony, conducted by the Marine Band’s Director, Colonel Jason K. Fettig. “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, America’s oldest continuously active musical organization, is believed to have made its inaugural debut in 1801 for Thomas Jefferson, the first President to […] Read more »

Peter Boyer Featured at BMI

Peter Boyer

This month BMI features Peter Boyer’s story about his career as a composer, interviewed here by Deirdre Chadwick. Boyer’s Ellis Island: The Dream of America continues to find new audiences as its message about the essence of what makes America so profoundly unique and great resonates even more today than when it was written in […] Read more »

Great Performances presents Ellis Island

THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Presents the U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Peter Boyer’s “Ellis Island: The Dream of America” with Pacific Symphony Friday, June 29 on PBS in Honor of  Immigrant Heritage Month   Features dramatic performances by Barry Bostwick, Camryn Manheim, Michael Nouri and other guest stars THIRTEEN’s Great Performances and Pacific Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, pay […] Read more »

Boyer’s ELLIS ISLAND to be filmed for broadcast on Great Performances

Peter Boyer’s Grammy-nominated work Ellis Island: The Dream of America will be produced as a program for PBS’ Great Performances, America’s preeminent performing arts television series, with Pacific Symphony. The Ellis Island performances with Pacific Symphony, conducted by Music Director Carl St.Clair, on April 7th and 8th, 2017 at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, from […] Read more »

London Philharmonic Recording: Boyer Works

Naxos recently released the world-premiere recording of GRAMMY-nominated composer/conductor Peter Boyer’s Symphony No. 1. The recording, featuring the London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) under Boyer’s direction, also includes four additional works by the composer: Silver Fanfare, Festivities, Celebration Overture and Three Olympians. Watch the video trailer, below, and hear some samples of this exciting new recording: […] Read more »

Boyer Symphony No. 1 premiere with Pasadena Symphony

The Pasadena Symphony welcomes GRAMMY-nominated Peter Boyer as its Composer in Residence for the 2012-2013 season, and has commissioned his Symphony No. 1 to premiere in its landmark 85th anniversary season. This commission has been made possible through contributions by the Trustees of Claremont Graduate University. “We are very excited about working alongside such a […] Read more »