Peter Fender

April 16, 2019

Peter has invited Maestro Marcello Giordano Pellegrino, from Sicily, to teach an Italian opera course in London. This will take place the final weekend of September. Maestro Pellegrino has many years experience both ...

April 10, 2019

Peter recently complete a new piano piece entitled 'And all shall be'. It's a down tempo relaxing piece ... with just a little surprising edginess at times! Have a listen from ...

March 27, 2019

Peter is delighted that two of his recent compositions will be performed at the end of March. Firstly his 'Sussex Overture' on 30 March and then the première of his violin concerto the following day, 31 March ...

February 05, 2019

New for 2019: Pathway to Conducting: Get up-and-running with conducting in about 10 weeks! Starting this Autumn Peter is offereing a complete package to learn the basics of conducting in an intensive period of about 10 weeks. It consists of private lessons, all three of the Foundation one-day courses plus a full weekend course ...

December 17, 2018

Peter is delighted that he will conduct two of the greatest choral pieces of all time early next year. Both are by Mozart - firstly his Requiem on 12 January and then the C minor Mass on 28 April. The Requiem is ...

November 01, 2018

Lili Boulanger was a French composer that few people have heard of. Having studied at the Paris Conservatoire since the age of 10, in 1913, aged just 19, she won the musical composition category of the Prix de Rome. She was the first woman to win this ...

August 22, 2018

Peter has just uploaded the second part of a two-part video which looks into how to conduct the famous opening to Beethoven's Symphony No.5. He has a course forthcoming on that very piece of music (7-9 September) ...

August 15, 2018

Next month Peter will conduct the first UK appearance of this star group of clarinetists from Sicily. If you've never heard a full clarinet choir before you will be amazed! The sound is incredible- 16 players from the ultra low sounds on the bass clarinet way up ...

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