Peter joined the board of Friends of Music in 2020 as Secretary.
Holder of a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, Peter spent the bulk of his career as a Research Staff Member at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, focusing on programming languages and compilers. In addition to subscribing to Friends of Music Concerts, his outside interests include sailing. He has served as Commodore of the Shattemuc Yacht Club on Westerly Road in Ossining, and now serves as its secretary. He also shares responsibility for the yacht club web site and its monthly newsletter.