Carol Vater, Ph.D.  –  Founder of Noteworthy Sheet Music, LLCCarol A. Vater, Ph.D. – Founder of Noteworthy Sheet Music, LLC

Prior to founding Noteworthy Sheet Music, Carol Vater enjoyed a productive career as a biomedical research scientist. Most recently, she was Principal Scientist in Discovery Research at a leading Boston-area biotechnology company, where she contributed to the development of antibody-based therapeutics for oncology. She earned a doctorate in biochemistry from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH, and received post-doctoral training at the Institute of Molecular Biology at the University of Oregon in Eugene. Dr. Vater, an avid flutist, launched Noteworthy Sheet Music, LLC in 2010. She performs with several chamber music groups in the Boston area.

Peter H. Bloom, Editorial ConsultantPeter H. Bloom, Editorial Consultant

Peter H. Bloom, flute, whose playing has been called “a revelation for unforced sweetness and strength” (The Boston Globe), performs diverse chamber music from period-instrument performances to new music premieres. He is also a noted jazz artist. He concertizes widely in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand; appears on 35 recordings (Sony Classical, Dorian, Newport Classic, Leo Records, and other labels); and is a winner of the American Musicological Society’s Noah Greenberg Award. He has given lectures, workshops and master classes across the globe on such wide-ranging topics as historical performance, new music, jazz and improvisation. Mr. Bloom has served as historical performance consultant to The American Museum in Britain, The New-York Historical Society, The American Antiquarian Society and Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, where he has given numerous lecture-demonstrations and recorded for the audio guide to historical woodwinds. A board member of The James Pappoutsakis Flute Competition, he holds an MM with distinction in flute performance from New England Conservatory of Music and a BA (philosophy) from Boston University.