Peter Cain is the 3rd/Bass clarinet for the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. He is also the clarinet professor at Lee University in Cleveland, TN and was previously Acting Principal Clarinet of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. Peter has 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 in 2012, with a lecture-recital and document on Krzysztof Penderecki’s Clarinet Quartet and Sextet. His primary teachers have been Richie Hawley, Burt Hara, and Cassie Lee. He has attended the Aspen Music Festival, the CCM-Spoleto Festival in Spoleto, Italy, and the Eastern Music Festival. Peter has appeared as a soloist with the Knoxville Symphony, he performed with the Paloma Wind Quintet at the 2010 International Double Reed Society conference, and was a soloist with the CCM Chamber Players at the 2009 Midwest Clinic in Chicago.