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Peter West

General Details

Diploma of Cello (A mus A)

Peter studied cello in Sydney under Colleen McMeekin and later at the NSW State Conservatorium of Music. He then joined the ABC National Training Orchestra which paved the way to his first professional posting in the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, where he undertook further studies with Sela Trau.
Peter then moved to Queensland where he performed with the Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra and later with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
Peter then changed musical directions considerably by moving back to Sydney where he played Bass guitar in an original R & B band.
After a further move, this time to Canberra, Peter became a long time member of the Canberra Symphony Orchestra and String Suite, a professional string quartet specialising in classical, modern, contemporary, folk and popular music.
Since moving to Melbourne, Peter has been teaching at some of Melbourne’s most prestigious schools including Sacre Coeur andf St Kevins College
Peter is a keen musician, arranger and conductor. He also plays Bass Guitar and Mandolin.

These details were last updated on December 26, 2016