Peter Evans is a composer, trumpet player, bandleader, and educator based in New York City. For 20 years Evans has been pushing the boundaries of creative music in formats as divergent as solo trumpet improvisation, symphony orchestras, jazz ensembles, noise/electronic music, and through-composed works. He has been the recipient of awards and commissions worldwide including a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2022. Evans has released 20 albums of original music including Ghosts, Lifeblood, and Being & Becoming. A prolific composer and performer, he tours regularly with his ensembles Being & Becoming, SYMPHONY, Forever 21, and as a soloist and collaborator with some of the leading lights of modern music.