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Peter Breinholt – Recording Artist Biography

Peter Breinholt was born in March 31st 1969 in Bryn Mawr,
Pennsylvania. He is a recording artist popular in the Salt Lake City, Utah
Local Music Scene. Breinholt grew up in Devon, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia.
His father Robert H.Breinholt worked in the Wharton School of Business at the University
of Pennsylvania. His brother name is Jeffrey Breinholt.
 At the younger age, Peter taught himself to play piano, guitar and drums. At the age of 11, Peter started to begin writing and track his own songs. In college, he did a rough recording of his music in a Salt Lake City studio, and it became a hit on Utah college campuses. Peter studied in the University of Utah where his music career began successful by performing at local coffee houses and restaurants. While performing in the crowd, Peter got a positive response all over the Salt Lake City. So, peter was quickly pressed to track his compositions for release. His first recording song was “Songs about the Great Divide” which made Peter so much popular in Utah. It is eventually being described by Salt Lake Magazine as an underground classic on Utah college campuses. His first song became the best -selling, independently released CD ever in the state. Groups like the marching band at Brigham Young University soon began playing the song “You Wear Flowers” on the football field at halftime, and local high school choirs doing their own arrangements of the song. After a great success of the first album, Peter Breinholt & Big Parade played nearly 100 shows and continued building their fan base. During these concerts the expanded Big Parade road-tested many of the songs that later appeared on Breinholts second album “Heartlan”. The Theme of the second album is travel. Some of Breinholt’s best-known concerts have taken place at the 1,500-seat Eccles Amphitheater on the mountainside of Robert Redford’s Sundance Ski Resort in Provo Canyon, UT. Breinholt’s live album, Live September, was recorded there over three sold-out nights days after the September 11, 2001 attacks. Peter songs have been telecasted in CNN stories, movie trailers and feature length films. His song “Lullaby” has inspired an FBI agent Timothy Ballard to leave the Federal Bureau of Investigations and create a private organization dedication to rescuing children who have been sold into sex slavery internationally. Peter got so much inspired by Timothy and so as part of the effort, Peter recorded a new arrangement of his song “Deep Summer” album and gave it to Tim Ballard’s organization. In 2008, Breinholt wrote and performed six songs for the movie Everybody Wants to Be Italian. He also contributed two songs to the DVD release of the Emmy-nominated HBO documentary Resolved. A song Breinholt wrote as a teenager is the current theme song for the nationally syndicated television show, His music was also used in 1999 to launch computer company iOmega’s Hip Zip, a technological predecessor to the iPod. Breinholt has also produced albums for other artist including “the YMAD album” which was released in August 2015.Peter is married to Rebecca Pulsipher Breinholt and together they have four children: Nathan, William, Mary, and Jane. They live in Holladay, Utah. Peter first son Nathan is well known for his drumming debut in 2001, as well as his gift of imitating every variety of accents spoken in the United Kingdom. He has performed everywhere from New York to Los Angeles, from Spokane to San Antonio. He has played at Kingsbury Hall, The Tuacahn Red Rock Amphitheater, The Sundance Amphitheater, Thanksgiving Point, the de Jong Concert Hall, among others. His credits also include six albums, a concert DVD, guitar songbooks, film scores, Pearl Awards, songwriting awards, and concerts with several symphony orchestras and choirs.. In LDs Music and LDs Hymns Peter Breinholt albums plays a vital role than other artists. His recordings are

1. Songs about the Great Divide (1993)

2. Heartland (1996)

3. Deep Summer (1999)

4. Live September (2001)

5. Noel (2002)

6. All the Color Green (2006)

7. The Best of Peter Breinholt (May 2008

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