Peter Dayeh is a classical clarinetist performing orchestral, chamber, and solo literature who is also committed to his private studio of beginning through advanced students. Dayeh is a native of San Diego, California and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from San Diego State University, and a Master’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Arizona State University’s Herberger Institute of the Arts. Dayeh is active as an orchestral and chamber musician as well as a recitalist in San Diego, Santa Cruz, and in Imperial County. He holds the position of 2nd Clarinet in the Santa Cruz Symphony and appears frequently with the San Diego Symphony. He was a participant in the 2012 Hot Springs Music Festival in Arkansas, where he received a full-tuition scholarship to attend. In the summer of 2011, he was a participant at the Pierre Monteux School for Conductors and Orchestra Musicians with a scholarship from the Quimby Family Foundation.
In addition to his busy performance schedule, he is devoted to teaching. His students have held top positions in youth orchestras as well as All-State and All-Southern Honor Bands and have received branch honors at the MTAC Certificate of Merit evaluations. Past students have attended institutions such as California Institute of the Arts, UCLA, and UC Berkeley.