Peter J. Warshaw is the Fine Arts Director for Leander ISD and was recently named “Music Administrator of the Year” by the Texas Music Administrators Conference. Previously, Mr. Warshaw served as Director of Bands at J.J. Pearce High School in Richardson, TX. During his tenure at Pearce, the band performed twice by invitation in Carnegie Hall, was awarded the Sudler Flag of Honor in 2000, and was selected as the TMEA Class 4A Honor Band in 2001. He is a life member of the International Percy Grainger Society and received the Grainger Medallion in 1998. Under his leadership, Leander ISD fine arts programs annually present district-wide events showcasing the work of student artists and performers, and LISD groups have performed at TMEA, WIBC, and Midwest conventions. Mr. Warshaw is a frequent presenter at TMEA, TBA, the Midwest Clinic, and CEDFA. He is in great demand as an adjudicator, clinician, and speaker throughout the state and is a published music transcriber and poet.