Brent Peterson is a vocal music director in the Waukee Community School District. He is currently at Timberline School where he directs all of the 8th grade ensembles and show choir EN FUEGO, assists with the 9th grade mixed chorus and show choir, gives voice lessons, and assists with the other middle and high school show choirs in the district as needed. In addition to his work with the choirs in Waukee, he is also a volleyball coach and track coach in the district. Brent was the conductor for the Boys OPUS Honor Choir in 2006, and has also received the WOI Channel 5 “My Favorite Teacher” award.
Mr. P., as he is known at Waukee, graduated from Northwest Missouri State University in 1991 with a B.S. Ed. in Vocal Music Education. In 1999 he completed a Master of Arts in Effective Teaching degree from Viterbo University, where he now also serves as an adjunct professor. When not working with students at Waukee or Viterbo, Brent is an active guest director, show choir clinician, and speaker around the Midwest. He is married to Anne Peterson, elementary music teacher at South Union Elementary in DMPS, and proud Dad to 8 year old Joel Peterson. When not working, the family loves to travel, golf, and enjoy boating at their lake home on Sun Valley Lake.