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Peter Oprisko

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Jon Jang
Miya Masaoka
Vijay Iyer

Often described as the “American Michael Buble,” or the “next Frank Sinatra,” Chicago-based pop/jazz singer Peter Oprisko enjoyed a successful career as a writer, actor, voice-over performer, and nationally-syndicated radio host(interviewing and featuring the music of Tony Bennett, Natalie Cole, Henry Mancini, Michael Feinstein, and their contemporaries) before embarking on a path that has led him to become one of the country’s most in-demand and acclaimed concert and recording artists.

Accompanied by various sized virtuoso music ensembles(ranging from solo piano to big band), Peter tours extensively and averages 300 performances annually at theatres, colleges, clubs, fundraisers, casinos and corporations nationwide. His exciting, engaging, and interactive presentation that preserves, promotes, and perpetuates the rich musical legacies of America’s foremost singers and songwriters appeals to audiences of all ages and has attracted many fans.

Grammy-winning jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis calls Oprisko “The Rolls Royce” of singers today, and in addition to being an official entertainer for the public and private events of the Chicago White Sox and NASCAR(and headlining the 2008 Rosemary Clooney Festival in Maysville, Kentucky), Peter’s recording of “Jingle Bells” was featured in a recent holiday episode of the popular CBS-TV series “NCIS.”

An effective headliner in his own right, Peter has also established himself as a popular opener for other top-flight acts such as the Buckinghams, Howard Levy, and the Beach Boys. Peter is a voting member of NARAS(the Grammy Awards) and ASCAP, and is president of Retropolis Records for which he prolifically writes and records.