Peter J Kvetko

Peter J Kvetko

Professional Details

Title: Associate Professor
Office: CC-264
Phone: 978-542-6570
Email: peter.kvetko@salemstate.edu

Spring Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1380 01 MUS113H Honors Intro to World Music
1401 01 MUS185 World Music Ensemble
1427 01 MUS470 Music and Culture
2916 10 MUS161 Applied Instrumental Music I
2917 11 MUS161 Applied Instrumental Music I
2939 10 MUS261 Applied Instrumental Music II
2940 11 MUS261 Applied Instrumental Music II
2960 10 MUS361 Applied Instrumental Music III
2961 11 MUS361 Applied Instrumental Music III
2982 10 MUS461 Applied Instrumental Music IV
2983 11 MUS461 Applied Instrumental Music IV
3285 S1 MUS185 World Music Ensemble
4054 16 MUS161 Applied Instrumental Music I

Professional Biography

B.A. in English (Wittenberg University) M.Mus. and Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology (Univ of Texas at Austin) Peter Kvetko teaches courses in ethnomusicology, directs the World Music Ensemble, and offers private lessons on sitar, tabla and mbira at Salem State University. His primary research interests focus on the popular music cultures of North India. He also performs Javanese gamelan music with Gamelan Laras Tentrem and traditional Shona music with Samanyanga Mbira Group. Dr. Kvetko joined the music department in 2007 and has also taught at Tufts, Wellesley, Brandeis, Northeastern, and the University of Texas at Austin.