Dr Thomas Peterson Grand Forks ND

Award-Winning Psychiatrist in Grand Forks, ND

About Dr Thomas Peterson Grand Forks ND

A veteran psychiatry professional, Dr. Thomas Peterson brings nearly two decades of experience to his current position as a psychiatrist with the Center for Psychiatric Care, PC, in Grand Forks, ND. In addition to his work with the center, he serves as a psychiatrist with the The Stadter Center, a private mental health hospital serving the residents of Grand Forks, ND, and as a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of North Dakota (UND). Throughout his career, Dr. Thomas Peterson has received awards for his professional efforts, including being named the Professional of the Year by the Mental Health Association in North Dakota in 2002.

Dr. Peterson earned a bachelor’s degrees in zoology from UND before going on to complete his medical degree and psychiatry residency at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences. A gifted musician, he also holds a bachelor’s degree in music theory and composition from UND and a master’s degree in choral conducting from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas.

An active member of the field, he stays abreast of the latest development in the psychiatry field through his involvement with professional groups such as the American Psychiatric Association and the North Dakota Psychiatric Society.                              

Upcoming Honor for the Grand Forks Master Chorale

Dr. Thomas Peterson, a psychiatry professional, also holds a master of arts in choral conducting and a bachelor of arts in music theory. Dr. Peterson is a founding member of the Grand Forks Master Chorale.

An ensemble drawing from talent in western Minnesota and eastern North Dakota, the Grand Forks Master Chorale has performed across the region for 29 years. In March of 2014, the chorus will perform at the North Central American Choral Directors Association Conference in Des Moines, Iowa. The only representative from the Dakotas for this upcoming conference, the Master Chorale earned acceptance via a selective blind audition process and submission of a recent recording.

Among the top honors available to a choir in the United States, performing at the conference requires a high standard of musicianship and artistry. Participants in the 2014 event, once accepted, must choose selections that coordinate with the annual theme, “Celebrating Choral Diversity.” The Grand Forks, ND, chorale will sing their selections under the leadership of Artistic Director Dr. Joshua Bronfman, a choir and band director at the University of North Dakota.

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