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Peter Ganbarg

Executive VP/ Head A&R,
Atlantic Records - NY
New York, NY, USA
Pete Ganbarg is Executive Vice President/Head Of A&R for Atlantic Records, a
position he’s held since late 2008. Prior to joining Atlantic, Pete served as President of Pure Tone Music, an independent label, publishing company and A&R consulting firm. Additionally, Pete has held Senior A&R positions at Arista, Epic, and EMI. Prior to arriving at Atlantic, some of the artists that Pete signed and/or A&R’d included Santana (the worldwide 28X Platinum “Supernatural” album), Daughtry (the 5X Platinum debut), and Train (the 6X Platinum “Hey Soul Sister”).

He also has A&R’d albums for Chaka Khan, Donna Summer, Kenny G, Aaron Neville,
Kelly Clarkson, and America. At Atlantic, among the artists and projects that Pete has signed and/or A&R’d are multi-platinum artist Christina Perri, Grammy Award winning artists Twenty One Pilots and Halestorm; Platinum artists Melanie Martinez, Skillet, Brett Eldredge, Matchbox Twenty & Rob Thomas, and Icona Pop; as well as Straight No Chaser, In This Moment, Jasmine Thompson and the Original Broadway Cast Recordings of Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen.

Pete is a graduate of Wesleyan University.
  • Friday, April 21st, 2017
  • Osgoode Ballroom East
    10:00AM - 11:00AM
    (1 hour)
    Keynote Interview & Panel Discussion
    The A&R Panel