Dr. Arnstein is much sought after as a performer, both as a soloist and as an accompanist. He has accompanied many members of the Minnesota Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, local college music faculty, as well as college students and high school students, in concerts, competitions, and juries. He has accompanied many winners and finalists of WAMSO  (the major competition of the Minnesota Orchestra), and violinist Gretchen Carlson, when she competed to win the Miss America Pageant. His six CDs with violinist Michael Antonello (click to listen) have received rave reviews in Fanfare magazine.

contact: peterarnstein@msn.com


Dr. Arnstein has an extensive wedding repertoire. He is an excellent sightreader, can learn any request, impovise jazz, and follow any soloist. He often works with alto Judy Dworkin. He can also compose a personalized song (including lyrics) for your wedding.

Accompanist Repertoire (partial list)

Cello: Dvorak concerto, Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations, Brahms Double Concerto, Brahms sonatas, Beethoven sonatas, Debussy Sonata, Bloch Schlomo, Haydn concertos, Schumann Concerto, Prokofiev Sonata, Rachmaninoff Sonata.

Violin: Brahms Concerto and 3 sonatas, Mendelssohn Concerto, Glazunov Concerto, Tchaikovsky Concerto, Beethoven Concerto and sonatas, Barber Concerto, Chausson Poème, Franck Sonata, Fauré Sonata, Mozart 5 concertos, Mozart sonatas, Vaughan-Williams Lark Ascending, Prokofiev sonatas, Ravel sonatas and Tzigane.

Clarinet: Brahms sonatas, Copland Concerto.

Flute: Mozart concertos, Copland Sonata, Ibert Concerto, Hindemith Sonata, Poulenc Sonata, Prokofiev Sonata, Reinecke Sonata, Piston Sonata, Griffes Poem, Dutilleux Sonatine, Bach sonatas.

Tuba: Vaughn-Williams Concerto, Hindemith Sonata.

Viola: Brahms sonatas, Hindemith Variations, Stamitz Concerto.

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