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  Peter Neville percussion


Peter Neville is a percussionist who, since graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts, has performed a wide range of musical styles whilst developing his interest in composition. Peter has worked for fifteen years as a part time percussionist with the Melbourne Symphony and has also worked for the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Tasmanian Symphony and the Philharmonia Orchestra of London, in their Melbourne performance of Tchaikovsky’s 4th Symphony under Vladimir Ashkenaszy.

Peter has preformed in over a dozen musicals, including the Australian show of Tap Dogs in which he assumed the role of musical director. As Percussionist of Elision Ensemble, Peter has toured internationally and nationally as well as participating in the recording of much of their work. Works such as Chris Dench’s driftglass, for percussion and ensemble, have been written for and premiered by him.

As well as Elision Ensemble, Peter is a member of Jouissance, the trio Nadoya (with Anne Norman and Satsuki Odamura), the David Chesworth Ensemble, The Southbank Ensemble and the Zappa Instrumentaale. Peter has written works for percussion quartet, voice and percussion and saxophone quartet, as well as for The Southbank Ensemble and companies such as Handspan Theatre and Skylark/Playbox.


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