Peter Urquhart is a musicologist and conductor. He has studied composition, performance and music history and has received degrees in musicology and conducting, including a Ph.D. from Harvard University. His editions of renaissance music have been performed and recorded by the Paul Hillier, the Orlando Consort, and the Tallis Scholars. He currently teaches music history and theory at the University of New Hampshire. Peter Urquhart is founder and conductor of the Cambridge based Capella Alamire, an ensemble specializing in the performance of Renaissance music. For the work behind the first of Capella Alamire's six recordings, he won the American Musicological Society's Noah Greenberg Award.