Peter Simon has established himself as one of America’s finest musicians and most distinctive and versatile musical personalities. In reaching the heights of his profession, he
has accomplished the rare artistic feat of generating both critical acclaim and widespread audience enthusiasm. His professional career has taken him around the world, including performances throughout Europe, Asia, Israel and New Zealand. Mr.
Simon has also performed hundreds of concerts in the United States, including Carnegie Hall in New York City and the Kennedy Centre in Washington, D.C.
A native of Denver, Colorado, Mr. Simon has had a multi-faceted career. Besides being a concert pianist performing in concert halls, embassies and cruise ships, he has been a
university professor, artistic director of a music festival, an actor, truck driver, banker and professional drummer. He has toured with his son in the popular piano duo “Simon & Son,” a pianist/actor in his one-man play “Franz Liszt
Live!” and a pianist/orator in “The Music & Poetry of Love.” Mr. Simon has degrees in both Philosophy and Music and has been featured on two public television specials: “Profiles & Performances” and “Culture in
the Country” as well as his own three-part television series “Peter Simon & Friends.” Mr. Simon has a firm belief that classical music is meant for everyone regardless of age or background, and devotes much of his time performing outreach
programs for numerous school districts as well as being a guest speaker on the Importance of the Arts in Education & Everyday Life for various civic and social organizations. He is married to an award-winning
painter, Susan Miller Simon.