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Peter Walmsley OAM


Examiner Number: 553

Peter has been active in music as a performer, conductor, teacher, examiner, lecturer and administrator for over 50 years. He has been a national brass champion soloist, ABC Concerto competition winner and successful in competitions throughout Australia. He was a trumpeter with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra from 1967 to 2001, performing throughout Australia and most of the major concert halls around the world.

As a musical director of the Willoughby senior and junior bands from 1970 to 2005 he enjoyed great success in competition and on the concert platform. Many recordings were made for the ABC and both bands toured extensively in Australia and overseas.

He is currently NSW Brass Advisor and a senior examiner (since 1990) to the AMEB. He has taught and conducted at many schools, universities and colleges with a large number of professional students in various orchestras and bands worldwide.

He currently works at a number of schools on the upper North Shore of Sydney as well as conducting a busy home studio.

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