Peter J Kvetko

Peter J Kvetko

Professional Details

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

Spring Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
2142 01 MUS113H Honors Intro to World Music
2150 01 MUS123 World Music Skills Class
2188 11 MUS161 Applied Instrumental Music I
2197 01 MUS185 World Music Ensemble
2287 01 MUS470 Music and Culture

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.