Saturday, September 16

About George Peter Tingley

San Francisco Bay Area composer and teacher George Peter Tingley is one of the most performed
piano composers in North America with over 100 publications distributed and marketed by such
companies as Alfred, Hal Leonard, and Warner Bros. His piano solo "Reverie" has been played by
over 80,000 pianists and is featured on the best-selling new-age album "Roses and Solitude" perfomed
by Kelly Yost. His music has been heard on major network TV programs such as "ABC
Wide World of Sports" and "CBS this Morning". "Kristi's Theme," written specifically for Olympic
figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi, was broadcast worldwide on the prime-time television special "IBM
Skates of Gold". Kristi has also skated to George's music in exhibitions at the old Boston Garden and
in New York at the Rockefeller Center and in Central Park.

Mr. Tingley is a master of single-handedly composing, arranging, performing, and recording
music. His impressive MIDI orchestrations, produced in his home studio, are widely used as supportive
accompaniments for piano instruction and a re enthusiastically marketed by both the Roland and Yamaha
corporation. Recent arrangements have demonstrated Georges unusual grasp of musical styles ranging
from bossa nova groves to the intricacies of Baroque stylistic performance.

As a member of the Music Teachers' association of California, Mr. Tingley has worked successfully
with hundreds of student performers and composers, two of his own students winning coveted state awards.
Mr. Tingley, himself, is a three-time winner of the MTAC State Contest for best new teaching pieces.

George began his musical life at age four on the violin, eventually adding piano, organ, guitar, and
electric bass. At 16, he was performing professionally as a member of San Francisco Musicians' Union Local
#6. Theoretical work at the University of Southern California was followed by an intense year of private study
with the legendary teacher Nadia Boulanger in Paris.

Thursday, September 14

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