Tutor in Residence
Peter Luff from Brisbane
Australian born horn player Peter Luff is Associate Principal Horn with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Senior Lecturer in Horn at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, he holds a Bachelors degree in performance from Adelaide University’s Elder Conservatorium of Music and a Masters degree in conducting from the Queensland Conservatorium, Griffith University.
As a professional horn player he has performed with many Orchestras and ensembles, including the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, State Opera Orchestra of South Australia, Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony and the Queensland Wind Soloists. He is also a founding member and solo horn of the internationally acclaimed chamber ensemble the Southern Cross Soloists who have performed in America, Canada, Japan, China, Korea, New Zealand and broadcast and recorded extensively with ABC classic FM.
As a horn teacher Peter has tutored at the University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music - National University of Singapore, University of Arkansas (USA), Korean National University, Shandong University (China), McGregor Summer School (USQ), Rockhampton Winter Music school (CQU) and Education QLD’s Musically Outstanding Student’s Camp (MOST).
In 2010 Peter was the host of the 42nd International Horn Symposium, held for the first time in Australia. It was at this Symposium that the Council of the International Horn Society (IHS) presented him with the prestigious “Punto Award” to recognise his major contribution at a national level to the art of horn playing. Peter also serves as a member of the IHS Advisory Council.