Worth, Texas, and the Gina Bachauer Piano Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was a featured soloist at The 3rd Sopot International Music Festival in Poland in the performance of Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1. Peskanov founded a new piano syllabus/event, Piano Olympics in 1991, a program for evaluation of piano technical skills and authored a series of six books, The Russian Technical Regimen for the Piano, published by Hal Leonad/Willis Music. He has also produced the movie soundtracks of He Knows You're Alone (1980 film) in collaboration with his brother, Mark Peskanov, The Clairvoyant (1982 film), The Lottery Rose (1984 film), as well as the music score for musical, Blockheads, Original London Production, (1984), London, England. One of his compositions, Temptations, was animated by Stephen Malinowski. Peskanov is a composer of numerous works, but has mainly focused on music involving the piano. Peskanov has written twelve piano concertos for young pianists. The first was selected for use by the National Federation of Music Clubs between 2004 and 2020. The score and recording was released by Hal Leonard Publications.
Between 2013 and 2016, Peskanov Piano Concertos No.1, 6, and 10 were performed by the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and were broadcast on Estonian National Radio. In the summer of 2014, Peskanov’s Concerto No.2 was premiered in Mexico at the Zacatecas International Music Festival. The winners of the 2015 Brown Piano Concerto Competition have performed his Concerto No.1 last January. In October 2015, Peskanov's Concerto No.5 was premiered in New York at the Carnegie Hall Gala Fundraiser, entitled, "Express Yourself Through Music" and dedicated to Musical Education and Autism.
Peskanov's Piano Concerto No.3 (Maryland Concerto) and Piano Concerto No.7 (Anniversary Concerto) will be premiered at Piano Concerto Extravaganza at College of Music, Payap University in Thailand. The new releases included several piano trios, written for Six Hands and “Spring Concerto” for Piano and Orchestra, published in 2015 by Alfred Music and selected for the National Federation of Music Clubs’ 2017–2020. Peskanov is the recipient of three special ASCAP awards. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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