Conductor and Composer Peter Black and Singing Teacher Lenora Black of Marin County, California  

Performance History

Marin Symphony, 2000

Peter Black: Vision Fire, Cantata for voice and orchestra. Peter Black conducted the orchestra in rehearsal and reading. Lenora Black sang the mezzo solo.

Ross Historical Society, 1999

Vocal / Piano Recital: Lieder, opera arias, Songs of Maria by Peter Black

Santa Rosa Junior college, 1994 - 1999

SRJC Community Orchestra, Peter Black, conductor, Lenora Black, soloist.
Brahms: Alto Rhapsody, with the Sonoma Chorus, 1999
Black: Vision Fire, World Premiere, 1997
Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Sound of Music, selections, 1997
Mahler: Songs of a Wayfarer, 1995
Rogers and Hammerstein: Carousel, selections, 1995
Pergolesi: Salve Regina, 1995
Mozart: Laudamus Te (Mass in C Minor), 1994

Womans Musicians of San Francisco

Recitals, 2002, 1999, 1998 for voice and piano
Lieder, songs by Debussy and Songs of Marin by Peter Black

Star Classics Recital, 1996, San Francisco

Brahms: Four Serious Songs, Verdi, Early Songs, and Songs by Peter Black

Wheaton College, Norton MA. 1994

Sephardic Songs: Lecture Concert

Trinity Chamber Series, Berkeley, CA 1994

Solo recital: Debussy, Schubert, Black

Marin Community Playhouse, San Anselmo, CA 1992

Solo recital: Verdi, Schütz, Brahms

Mt. Carmel Church, Mill Valley, CA 1992

Winterfest recital

Tamalpais Methodist Church, Mill Valley, CA 1991

Songs of Summer recital

Marin Academy, San Rafael, CA 1990

"Women Composers in History", lecture Concert
chants, art songs, folksongs

Holy Names College, Oakland, CA 1990

"Women Composers in History", lecture Concert

San Francisco City College, 1990

"Women Composers", lecture/concert
"Witches, Whores and Mothers", lecture Concert (1988)

Music and Arts Institute, San Francisco, CA 1988

Faculty Recital
Lieder, Opera, Songs by Peter Black

Renaissance School of Dance, San Francisco, CA 1986

Solo Recital: Lieder, Opera, Sephardic Songs, songs by Peter Black

Santa Rosa Jr. College, 1985

"Witches, WHores and Mothers", Mezzo-soprano stereotypes. Lecture Concert

Westminster Church, Tiburon CA, 1983

  • Evening Recital, "Music of Religious Ecstasy
  • Solos in worship services, 1984 - 1988

San Geronimo Community Church, Marin County, CA

Solos in worship services, 1998, 1988 - 1992

Los Medanos Community College, Antioch CA 1976

Lecture Concert: Lieder, opera, songs by Peter Black

New England Conservatory, Boston, BA 1973

Duets in Middle English by Peter Black

University of California, Berkeley, 1967

  • Music Department recital: Lieder, Debussy, Opera Arias
  • Noon Concert, Hertz Hall: Lieder, Schütz Sacred Concerto

Entertainment for Festive Occasions, 1986 - present

"Opera to Go" - Ethnic music, opera, musicals

Performance History