I hope you'll enjoy exploring compositions I've written for choir, piano, solo voice, and instrumental ensemble. If you would like to perform a composition, commission a new work, or simply say hello, please contact me at info@peterbcornell.com. I look forward to hearing from you!


Skating by Starlight

Walk down to the lake, lace up your skates, and enjoy gliding under a clear, night sky....

photo by guille pozzi

Upon Reflection

This piano solo invites the listener to spend a little time pondering the past—sometimes joyful, sometimes pensive....


for Choir

for Solo Piano

for Solo Voice

for Instrumental Ensemble


Peter B. Cornell is a Seattle area composer who is continuously expanding his command of a variety of musical forms, genres, and modes of expression. A software engineer by trade, Peter took piano lessons from a young age and began writing piano solos in 2009. Through private study with John Muehleisen, these efforts expanded to include compositions for solo voice, choir, and instrumental ensemble.

In addition to composing, Peter plays the piano, organ, and accompanies solo vocalists regularly. He has sung in various choirs for many years, among them nine years with the Choral Arts Society of Washington including performances at the Kennedy Center (D.C.), Lincoln Center (New York City), Royal Albert Hall (London), Teatro Colón (Buenos Aires), and Theatro Municipal (Rio de Janeiro).


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