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Peter Denenberg

Associate Professor of Music

In 1979, Peter opened Acme Recording with a group of friends and has continued recording and producing music relentlessly into the present. 

As engineer and/or mixer, he has worked on tracks for a veritable who’s who of contemporary music, including: Queen with Mick Ronson and David Bowie, Freedy Johnston, Ian Hunter, Chrissie Hynde, John Mellencamp, Joan Osborne, Huey Lewis & The News, The Spin Doctors, Steve Cropper, Anita Baker & Cyrus Chestnut, Vernon Reid, Delbert McClinton, David Sanborn, Jim Carroll, Robert Cray, Corey Glover, Iggy Pop, Ron Wood, Todd Rundgren, Cyndi Lauper, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Jimmy Cliff … any many more (see professional résumé/C.V.).

More About Me

Peter is Department Chair of the studio production and studio composition programs at Purchase College and coordinates the Music and Technology Department.

Research Interests

Peter serves as senior engineer in the development of two new all digital, self-contained, “single system” touring and recording systems. He often participates as front-of-house mix engineer on these innovative rigs. Live mixing with this set-up in the last year has included three major US / Canada theater tours as well as two UK/EU tours. “This SingleSystem” rig has also been used for tracking album work and several live “art-music video” shoot set-ups.