Peter J Kvetko

Peter J Kvetko

Professional Details

Title: Associate Professor
Office: CC-264
Phone: 978-542-6570

Fall & Winter Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1490 02 FYMU100 First Year Seminar (Music)
1547 11 MUS161 Applied Instrumental Music I
1559 01 MUS185 World Music Ensemble
1597 01 MUS320 History of Rock Music
1625 01 MUS383 Ear Training IV

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.