Blair Bielawski (Peter Blair) has an extensive and varied background in composition and performance. He holds a BA from Carroll University (Waukesha, WI) and an MA from the University of Wisconsin.
Blair is currently a free lance composer and performer. Previously, he was a member of the Hal Leonard editorial and arranging staff for 17 years, working on all aspects of the music catalog. An accomplished composer and arranger, Blair has over 70 compositions and arrangements in print, as well as many commissions for college, high school and middle school groups throughout the United States.
Blair has been recognized by ASCAP for his compositions for jazz ensemble and vocal jazz choir. His music has appeared in many network and cable TV shows including Blind Spot, CSI, Agents of SHIELD and Las Vegas. His movie credits include "The Imitation Game" and "The Box".
As a performer, Blair has worked with artists including Natalie Cole,Tony Bennett, Aretha Franklin, the Temptations and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. He has worked with the Broadway touring companies of 42nd Street, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Annie, Chicago, A Chorus Line and Guys and Dolls. As a clinician, he has presented workshops for Ohio, Colorado, Minnesota, Illinois, California, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida Music Educator Conferences as well as being the featured speaker for sessions in London, Toronto and Vancouver.