Frederick A. Peterbark is a native of Springfield, Virginia, and currently resides in Boulder, Colorado. He holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Michigan, along with a Teacher's Certificate for grades K-12.
Fred has performed as a guest artist of the Estes Park Music Festival, the Loveland Opera Theater, guest artist for the 111th birthday of Boulder’s Chautauqua Auditorium, Artist-in-Residence at St. Aidan's Episcopal Church (Boulder, Colorado), and has been featured on numerous recital series. Fred has toured as a guest artist with The Cornerstone Chorale & Brass (Southeast USA, 2005), and Musikanten (Baltic States, 2009).
His operatic and oratorio performances have been highlighted with performances of Lensky in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, Pasék in Janácek's The Cunning Little Vixen, Brother Bates in the Restoration Premier of James P. Johnson's De Organizer, Evangelist and Tenor Soloist in J. S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion and Tenor Soloist in Ralph Vaughn Williams' Serenade to Music.
Fred has been privileged to study under Metropolitan Opera tenor, George Shirley and Professors Julie Simson and Jennifer Bird-Arvidsson.
Fred currently serves as Assistant Dean for Recruitment and Diversity at the Louisiana State University's College of Music and Dramatic Arts in Baton Rouge. Additionally, Fred serves as the Executive Producer of Peterbark Productions, LLC.