The Kennedy Center
Peter Cain

Peter Cain
Bass Clarinet

Peter Cain joined the National Symphony Orchestra as its Bass Clarinet/Clarinet in 2016. He previously held positions with the Columbus Symphony, Dayton Philharmonic, and Knoxville Symphony Orchestras. An avid soloist and chamber musician, Cain has performed at recitals, conventions, and festivals from Italy to China to Aspen. He also has been on faculty at Lee University and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, and regularly gives master classes at universities throughout the country. Cain attended Vanderbilt University, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), where he received his Doctor of Musical Arts degree. He has studied clarinet with Richie Hawley, Burt Hara, and Cassie Lee, and bass clarinet with Ron Aufmann.

Contact Information

  • National Symphony Orchestra
    John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
    2700 F Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20566
    Phone: 202-416-8100
    Fax: 202-416-8105

    Mailing Address:
    P.O. Box 101510
    Arlington, VA 22210