Origin: Calcutta, India - Winnipeg, Manitoba - Vancouver, British Columbia
Peter Mendieta was born in India and grew up in Winnipeg and Vancouver. His fascination with both 6 string and 12 string acoustic guitars has led him to explore alternate tunings and many different styles of guitar playing. He has written music for CBC Sesame Street and the National Film Board. He's played in jazz ensembles, dance bands, rock groups and broadway musicals and as a solo artist. As a studio musician he has contributed his guitar, percussion and producing skills to numerous recording projects. He also loves teaching guitar and has taught hundreds of students the joys of musicmaking. Peter also runs the Crystal Creek Studio, a professional home studio near Stanstead, Quebec where he has been the sound engineer for storytellers, singer-songwriters, chamber ensembles, soundscape artists, Dixieland bands, Tibetan Monks and all Harris & Mendieta recordings.