Starting on the piano at age at the ripe age of 6, Peter Knudsen has continuously found himself immersed in the musical world. Born and raised in Chicago, he began honing skills on the trumpet and guitar at a young age. From an early exposure to classical music and rock ‘n roll, to his most recent endeavors in the funk/soul/jazz realm, Peter has developed a distinctive playing style which combines genres creating a unique voice of his own. Peter, now almost exclusively a guitarist in the Portland music scene, has been apart of a varied assortment of ensembles throughout his experiences both academically and non-academically, pushing him to grow as a person and musician alike. It will be hard to predict where Peter is going, or what he will get into next.