Pete Hoesing

Pete H.

Sioux Falls, SD

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Pete delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 7+ and special needs

Teaching since:

Are you looking to advance your music or writing skills? Look no further! With almost twenty years' teaching experience and a Ph.D. in Musicology, I offer a range of lessons from drumming and singing (my two areas of specialization) to writing and study skills.


Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology
Aug 2016 - Present
Grinnell College

Teach music classes in American popular music, music and healing, and world music (global survey); teach a Ugandan music & dance ensemble; produce original research for publication.

Assistant Professor of Music History and Ethnomusicology
Aug 2012 - May 2016
Claflin University

Produced original research for publication; served as a UNCF Research Fellow in 2013 and again in 2015-16; taught courses in music history, world music (global survey), and music appreciation; taught research skills; developed new study abroad modules; taught percussion lessons; played music with faculty colleagues.

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Instructor and Office Manager
Jul 2010 - Jul 2012
Music Lessons Express

Taught piano, percussion, drum set, and voice lessons; built a new online system for registration, instructor scheduling, and accounts receivable; managed the day-to-day operations of the main office/studio space.

Jun 2000 - Sep 2008
Groove Music Services

Taught drum set lessons; booked small performing acts for special events; curated music for those events in consultation with clients.


Ph.D., Musicology
Aug 2006 - Apr 2011
Florida State University
Master of Music (M.M.), Musicology
Sep 2003 - Aug 2006
Florida State University
B.A., Music & Africana Studies
Sep 1999 - May 2003
Luther College


Limited Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Exemplary Teacher Award
Mar 2016
United Methodist Church Board of Higher Education and Ministry

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Henry Jun 30, 2017
Singing · In home

Very good instructor. Great advice and guidance for our adolescent son. Seems very knowledgeable and supportive.

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