Colton Peltier, piano

Hometown: Hastings, Minnesota

Meet Colton

Colton Peltier appeared on Show 184 in Aspen, Colorado in 2008, Show 219, recorded in July, 2010 at age 15, and  Show 275, recorded in August 2013, at age 19.

Program bio from Shoe 275:

Colton Peltier (piano), 19, is from Hastings, Minnesota, but currently resides in New York City while he attends The Juilliard School. He started piano in a Suzuki program at the age of three, and had his first performance with an orchestra, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, when he was nine. This summer he is attending the Aspen Music Festival and School where he is studying with Veda Kaplinsky. He has appeared on From the Top three times, the first was in 2008 on Show 184 in Aspen, Colorado, then he returned in 2010 for Show 204 in Granville, Ohio, and played with the Aurelia Trio in 2010 on Show 219 in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Listen to Colton

Show 275, Aspen, CO
Transcendental Etude No.5 in B-flat major, "Feux Follets" by Franz Liszt

Show 219, Saint Paul, MN
Aurailea Trio (violinist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Nora Scheller, 17, from St. Peter, MN; cellist Jocelyn Schendel, 18, from Brooklyn Center, MN; and pianist Colton Peltier, 15, from Hastings, MN) performs the Piano Trio in A minor, I. Modéré by Maurice Ravel