by Peter Vukmirovic Stevens
Éclat is a series created in 2017 that represents an idea being formed ex nihilo. Peter Vukmirovic Stevens is a composer, pianist and visual artist living in Paris.
Peter Vukmirovic Steven’s music is heard widely in concert halls across the U.S., Europe, the Caucuses and Japan. He performs as a contemporary solo and chamber pianist in the U.S. and Europe. His artworks have shown in Seattle, Los Angeles and Paris and have featured in Studio Visit Magazine and London based A5 magazine.
Stevens studied composition with Bern Herbolsheimer at Cornish College of the Arts where he graduated magna cum laude. After graduation, he went on for further orchestration studies with Samuel Jones, professor emeritus at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. He also studied composition and piano performance with Bodhan Bubak in Prague, and Indian vocal music and composition in Varanasi, India. He co-founded the Seattle Pianist Collective, an innovative concert ensemble, and served as the Artistic Director from 2006 to 2012.
He has been awarded grants from the Allied Arts Foundation, and has twice received the Jack Straw Artist Support Award. Stevens has been awarded artist residencies at the Haytayan House in Armenia, Visby International Center for Composers in Sweden, and at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris.