Joel Peters

Director of Music and Organist at the Ascension of Our Lord Parish

Composer and organist Joel Peters hails from Waldheim, Saskatchewan.

The music of Joel Peters is performed throughout Europe and North America and is published by Firehead Editions and H.T. FitzSimons Company. His compositions and improvisations include works for piano, voice, strings, trumpet, humming pedestrian, organ and electronics. In 2018 he won the AGO/Marilyn Mason Award in Organ Composition. July 2022, he premiered Stille und Sein commissioned by private donors.

As a soloist, Peters has appeared at numerous events and festivals, including the Montreal Bach Festival, Les Amis de L’Orgue, Festival des couleurs de l’orgue français and at the Maison Symphonique with the SMCQ.

He is co-artistic director and co-founder of Earth World Collaborative, a creative force generating new music, art, film and literature through collaboration.