"Peter is a charismatic and visionary music director, filled with an informed, passionate and inspiring love of music. He is equipped with an equally passionate and imaginative desire to share that love with students, ensembles and audiences alike. His pursuit of excellence and inspirational, dynamic leadership, seasoned with integrity irresistibly draws one into an inclusive higher plane of authentic interpretation and artistry. With Peter, music making always begins with joy."
Music Director New Zealand Youth Choir
"Peter is a dynamic music educator who has had an enormous influence in the musical development of thousands of young people. He is brilliant at engaging people from a wide variety of backgrounds and getting them on board with his artistic vision."
"Peter has an incredible ability to communicate with his musicians - inspiring, empowering and drawing out all that is needed to create a fantastic musical experience. His knowledge and technique is admirable, enticing his audience with clever programming and by regularly working with emerging talent and commissioning new work. These qualities make him very well respected by the wider musical community, and is why I seek to work with him at every possible occasion."