Peter O’Gorman is a composer and a percussionist interested in creating and performing music that defies categorization. His work is emotional, physical, visceral, cerebral, and kinetic.
Peter’s compositions have been performed by the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Amy Knoles, Ethos, and various other artists. He is a recipient of two McKnight Composer Fellowships (2010 & 2015) and his work has been supported by the American Composers Forum, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Goodale Family Foundation, the Jerome Foundation, and the Walker Art Center.
Peter has worked with many prominent composers and his expertise as an interdisciplinary collaborator has led him to create and/or perform numerous works for choreographers and movement based organizations including Mary Ellen Childs' CRASH, Joe Chvala and the Flying Foot Forum, Carl Flink's Black Label Movement, Wynn Fricke, Vanessa Voskuil, the American Dance Festival, Minnesota Dance Theatre, and Zenon Dance Company.