Cirkestra started as a circus pit band and stuck together. The troup is led by former circus clown turned composer/accordionists Peter Bufano. Bufano is a graduate of Clown College and Berklee College of Music Film Scoring Department.
Sound familiar? perhaps you've heard them. Their eclectic instrumentals travel the globe in movies, television shows, and circus big tops. Founder, composer, and accordionist Peter Bufano has penned original music for The Big Apple Circus, Spiegelworld, The Bindlestiff Circus, Spiegelworld, and Circus Smirkus. Nominated for Best World Music act in Boston Phoenix and Reader Poll awards. Described as "Beautiful" and "Highly Praised" by Boston Globe. "Fabulous...timeless and original, a combo you don't see every day"-Worcester Telegram.