Short Biography

Peter Bartels is highly regarded as an outstanding flute pedagogue. He leads a vibrant flute program at the Presbyterian Ladies’ College in Melbourne and lectures in flute at the University of Melbourne. His previous teaching engagements include Monash and Deakin Universities and the Vienna International School.

He holds both a Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Melbourne and a Graduate Diploma in Education from Monash University. Peter spent four years in Vienna where he taught, performed and studied the flute.

He has given workshops, masterclasses and junior programs throughout Australia including for the Australian Flute Festival and created the Melbourne Flute Summer School that ran for nine years. Peter was the syllabus consultant for the AMEB Flute Technical Workbook. He has performed as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral player and in musical theatre. His website can be visited at