Peter Handsworth

Peter Handsworth is currently Head of the School of Music-Conservatorium at Monash University. He studied clarinet at the University of Adelaide with David Shephard and at the State University of Music, Karlsruhe, Germany.

Peter regularly performs internationally as a soloist and chamber musician and has recorded widely both in Australia and Europe on both CD and for radio and television broadcast including a chamber music recording with Sabine Meyer and Eddie Daniels on the EMI Classics label. He has a strong commitment to Romanian new music and has performed in Romania on numerous occasions.

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The recording of conversations is one of the outcomes of a research project initiated by the School of Music in the Faculty of Arts at Monash University. Six composers have collaborated to produce this recording, performed by six performers.

Performer: B♭ and Bass Clarinets

Bridges, Volume 1

This CD that demonstrates the musical and cultural bridges built by the academic staff and postgraduate students at the School of Music-Conservatorium at Monash University, and their colleagues in other parts of Australia, Korea and Romania.

Performer: Clarinet