Peter Ko is a cellist, active performer and teacher based in San Diego, California.


As a performer, his training and projects have taken him across the USA, Mexico, Canada, and Europe. His collaborations with other renown musical artists include, Mark Fewer, the Dover String Quartet, Steve Schick, Aleck Karis, and Charles Curtis. Peter has performed at the soundSCAPE music festival in Italy, with the Palimpsest ensemble, and currently serves as principal celllist for the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus.

Peter has received his significant musical training from Charles Curtis, Vernon Regehr, Ashley Walters, and Mario Ramirez. Further influences include Adrian Brendel, Mark Fewer, and Nancy Dahn. He has also received coachings from many other notable artists, including Lynn Harrell, Felix Fan, the Gryphon Trio, amd the Danish String Quartet. He holds a MMus from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and a BA from University of California, San Diego. He is currently working on towards his DMA in Contemporary Music Performance, at UCSD.