Baldwin Park High School
Percussionist Peter Huerta is a Los Angeles based performer and educator. He has been the percussion coordinator at Baldwin Park High School since 2006, as well as a private instructor at NMS Studios in Arcadia CA. Under his direction, Baldwin Park High School has won the 2008 and 2009 Scholastic 'A' Gold Medal at the ADLA Championships.
Peter is currently finishing up his Bachelors Degree in Percussion Performance from the Cole Conservatory of Music at Cal State Long Beach. He has performed with the Cole Conservatory Wind Symphony, Orchestra, New Music, and Percussion Ensemble.
Peter has also performed and worked with the Sierra Wind Symphony, Lynn Vartan, and Gwen Stefani. While on tour with Gwen Stefani, Peter performed on SNL, David Letterman, Good Morning America, Ellen DeGeneres, Jimmy Kimmel Live, MTV TRL, Teen Choice Award’s, and venues all across the United States. He has also performed in the Disneyland Christmas Parade as a "toy soldier", and was recently on the television show America’s Got Talent finals with "All That".
Peter has studied with Lynn Vartan, Raynor Carroll, Brad Dutz, and Dave Gerhart. Peter is a proud endorser of Innovative Percussion.