Peloton was commissioned by Ray E. Cramer and the Musashino Academia Musicae Wind Ensemble of Tokyo Japan. The work was premiered December 11, 2018 in Tokyo and, as part of the ensemble’s American tour, presented at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago on December 20, 2018. The work was recorded and will be released on volume 22 of the ensemble’s recording series (Brain Company, Limited / Bravo Recordings). Since its founding in 1953, the Musashino Academia Musicae Wind Ensemble has adhered to the highest standards of performance while establishing its own unique musical identity. The ensemble promotes new composition both artistically and as a program of study while also recognizing standard wind band works and transcriptions.