Local Musical Wunderkind Keenan Peet Accompanies Moscow Ballet Ballerina December 27 at Little Rock’s Robinson Center Music Hall
Moscow Ballet community engagement program “Musical Wunderkind” brings violinist Keenan Peet on stage accompanying Moscow Ballet Principal Ballerina on Thursday, December 27, 3pm, at the Robinson Center Music Hall,in Saint-Saëns’ iconic “Dying Swan,”a major influence on modern interpretations of the Black Swan, Odette in Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake. Moscow Ballet’s acclaimed Musical Wunderkind program selects local youth based upon their demonstrated skills and talents. Keenan Peet has been playing the violin for nine years. He has played as a section violinist with the Arkansas Symphony Youth Orchestra and a first violinist with Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association’s All-State Orchestra. Through the “Musical Wunderkind” program pre-professional musicians have the rare opportunity of accompanying a world traveled principal ballerina live before their hometown audience. More information and tickets at www.nutcracker.com/your-city.
Keenan Peet is a violinist who has played violin for nine years under the direction of Christie Bonds in school orchestra. In 2017, he started studying privately with Geoffrey Robson, Associate Conductor of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and Music Director of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Youth Ensembles. In the summer of 2016, Keenan attended Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan where he was awarded the opportunity to study with world-renowned faculty. He played as a section violinist with the Arkansas Symphony Youth Orchestra for two years and participated in the Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association’s (ASBOA) All-Region Junior High Orchestra in 2015 and 2016. He has been playing with the senior high orchestra as of 2017, and this year he played first violin in the ASBOA All-State Orchestra.