• B.M., Vanderbilt University
    M.M., University of Minnesota
    D.M.A., University of Cincinnati
    Email: pcain@leeuniversity.edu

    Clarinet Instructor

    Peter Cain is the 3rd/Bass clarinet for the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, and is the clarinet instructor at Lee University. He was previously Acting Principal Clarinet of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. Peter has attended Vanderbilt University, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), where he received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in 2012, with a lecture-recital and document on Krzysztof Penderecki’s “Clarinet Quartet and Sextet.”

    Cain’s primary teachers have been Richie Hawley, Burt Hara, and Cassie Lee. He has attended the Aspen Music Festival, the CCM-Spoleto Festival in Spoleto, Italy, and the Eastern Music Festival. Cain has appeared as a soloist with the Knoxville Symphony. He performed with the Paloma Wind Quintet at the 2010 International Double Reed Society conference and was a soloist with the CCM Chamber Players at the 2009 Midwest Clinic in Chicago.

Music Events Calendar

12/15
Lessons & Carols
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

The Chapel
Lessons & Carols

Address: 1020 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, TN 37311

The Lee University School of Music and School of Religion join together to present a service of lessons and carols, uniting Biblical lessons...

1/06
School of Music Auditions
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School of Music Auditions
For more information please contact McKenna Fetzer, (423) 614-8675, mfetzer@leeuniversity.edu
1/16
School of Music Auditions
All day | Read more

School of Music Auditions
For more information please contact McKenna Fetzer, (423) 614-8675, mfetzer@leeuniversity.edu
1/17
Faculty Recital: Megan Chisom, viola with Phillip Thomas, piano
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall
Faculty Recital: Megan Chisom, viola with Phillip Thomas, piano
1230 Parker Street NE, Cleveland, TN 37311
1/24
Presidential Concert: Susannah Biller Kness, soprano
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Pangle Hall
Presidential Concert: Susannah Biller Kness, soprano
Originally from Cleveland, Tennessee, Soprano Susannah Biller has been praised for her “incandescent, exquisitely supple soprano” (Dallas Morning News) and her “light, sweet lyric voice and coloratura...
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