HonDMus, HonFTCL, HonARAM, GRSM, ARCM
Postgraduate Conducting Professor
Peter has conducted a number of the world’s leading orchestras such as the London Symphony Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and English Chamber Orchestra. He has assisted many of the world’s finest conductors including Pierre Boulez, Sir Colin Davis, Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Sir Roger Norrington and Klaus Tennstedt.
Peter’s reputation as a teacher and trainer is internationally renowned. He is Professor of Conducting at the Royal College of Music in London, Rehearsal Director for the European Union Youth Orchestra and Principal Conductor of the Cambridge University Chamber Orchestra. His courses in conducting have taken him to many countries across the world.
As Series Consultant to the two BBC2 series ‘Maestro’ and ‘Maestro at the Opera’ he presided over the teaching of celebrity ‘students’. He is currently engaged in writing a handbook on the art of conducting. The public profile afforded by Peter’s media work is leading to further opportunities to exercise his ambition to promote ‘music for all’.