The realities of teaching the French Horn: recruitment, inspiration and retention
6th Oct 2018 10:30 am - 11:30 am
As a professional horn player he has performed with many orchestras and ensembles, including the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Australian World Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic and the Southern Cross Soloists. Peter is in great demand as a Horn teacher, with many of his horn graduates securing permanent playing positions in national and international professional symphony orchestras. In 2010 Peter hosted the 42nd International Horn Symposium in Brisbane, Australia. It was here that the International Horn Society (IHS) presented him with the prestigious “Punto Award”. Peter has served as vice president of the IHS and was a member of the Advisory Council from 2011 – 2016.