Peter Sciaino (b.1975) is a passionate music educator and composer of spirited band and orchestra music for all levels. He is currently published with C.L. Barnhouse Company, C. Alan Publications, Carl Fischer Music, Excelcia Music Publishing, and Wingert-Jones Publications and will be published with Alfred Music in 2021. Additionally, Peter has had music selected to Bandworld Magazine's Top 100, J.W. Pepper’s Editors' Choice and various state assessment lists.
Peter holds a BM from Syracuse University in Music Education and an MA from New York University in Music Composition. An instrumental music teacher at Whippany Park High School (NJ) for over 20 years, he directs both the concert band and jazz ensemble while co-directing the marching band and teaching AP Music Theory.
Peter writes and arranges music for marching bands, jazz ensembles, and chamber ensembles in addition to his work with symphonic groups. He also serves as a clinician and guest conductor and accepts commissions for original work.
His professional affiliations include ASCAP, NAfME, and NJMEA. Peter resides in New Jersey with his wife, Beth, and two children, Phoebe and David.