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Peter completed his B Mus degree at the University of Cape Town with Distinction in Classical Guitar, where he led the UCT guitar ensemble. He then went on to study for his Masters Degree in Guitar Performance at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, which he graduated "Cum Laude" in 2008 after a series of public examination recitals at the Howard Theatre in Durban.

At the end of 2010, Peter launched his debut solo album Origin, which can be heard regularly on Fine Music Radio, and was named CD of the Week for the station in February 2011. Peter has performed both solo and in various ensembles and groups, including performances at St George's Cathedral, The Artscape Arena, The Baxter, Erin hall, and The Forge, as well as performing in Rossini's "Barber of Seville" at Spier with the CTPO. He also enjoyed the unusual experience for a classical guitarist of performing as part of the back up band for the Air Supply concert on their 2007 South African tour.

Peter gives of his time to perform with the Classical Companions, a group of musicians who entertain residents at Old Age Homes in the Cape Peninsula. He has adjudicated both the Cape Town and Bishops Eisteddfods, and has examined recitals at the University of Cape Town at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Peter has taught the guitar at some of Cape Town's most prestigious schools, currently teaching at Herschel Girls High School.

When Peter puts his guitar down, he loves the outdoors, hiking, mountain bike riding, and camping. He is also a sports fan, having played years of competitive hockey and cricket. Having spent a year helping make wine on a small winery in the Swartland, Peter loves a good glass or two.

(If he were stuck on a desert island, and only had 10 Cd's with him, they would be: Schubert's String Quintet in C major, Beethoven's 9th Symphony, the Assad Brother's playing Bach and Scarlatti for guitar duo (sensational), Mozart's Magic Flute, Sibelius' Violin Concerto, Dvorak Cello Concerto, Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds Live at Luther College, Keith Jarret Koln concert, Bob Dylan Greatest Hits, and Queen Greatest hits (he'd try squeeze both volumes in as 1 Cd)