Peter De Luke Sr.
Peter De Luke Sr. taught music in the public school system in New York for over 25 years. His zest for encouraging young students to make music has been a strong focus of Pete’s even after his formal teaching days were over. In addition to his teaching career was a very impressive performance and singing career that began when he was a boy and continued well after retirement. Pete played saxophone and sang in a number of dance bands such as Sammy Kaye’s Orchestra as well as with swing bands led by Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa and Jimmy Dorsey.