Peter Szczepanek, Assistant PrincipalVioloncello

Peter Szczepanek



Year you joined the Grant Park Music Festival


Where did you study?

Civic Orchestra, private teacher who played in the CSO

What’s on your playlist at the moment?

Yo Yo Ma’s Brazilian album

Who would you love to work with in a future musical collaboration that you have not previously worked with?

Riccardo Muti

What would you be if you were not a musician?

Pilot or geologist


Travel (I’m a road trip junkie!), astronomy, aviation