Australian guitarist Peter Altmeier-Mort began his formative years of music tuition studying violin, flute, and piano. After taking up the classical guitar he went on to further his studies at Sydney Conservatorium of Music where he was a pupil of the acclaimed Segovian disciple, Antonio Losada. After leaving Australia to reside in Spain, he received the International Fellowship grant from the Australia Council to continue studying in Europe where his mentors were the great Spanish maestros Narciso Yepes and Jose Tomas.
Sample tracks - the 'Retrospective' album
He has given recitals, media broadcasts, masterclasses, and seminars in the UK, Holland, Spain, Australia and New Zealand. His professional activities have taken the guitar into a wide range of arts mediums including chamber music, musical theatre, drama, ballet, and visual arts productions.
He has worked in the studio session field in various musical styles, as well as completing arranging and composition commissions for radio, television, and independent film productions.
In recent years he has held tutor and lecturing positions at some of Australia’s major tertiary institutions including the West Australian Conservatorium of Music, WA Teachers’ College, and the University of NSW Department of Music Education. He has been an examiner for the Australian Music Examinations Board, and a consultant and Curriculum Council advisor regarding the development of secondary school music programs. He is currently a senior teacher of guitar with the WA Department of Education.
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