Peter Wendland

Recorder tutor
Peter Wendland

Peter is a viol and recorder player and specialist in early music; an accomplished, versatile and sensitive performer.

As a soloist he plays the viol repertoire from Ortiz to Abel. Contemporary projects have included a recording with the American cult composer, “Moondog”.

As a performer of Bach, he has played the three celebrated sonatas for viola da gamba and harpsichord obligato in the Bachhaus in Eisenach with Harald Hoeren and recorded the Art of the Fugue with the Koelner Violen Consort. As a consort player he is a longstanding member of the acclaimed Rose Consort of Viols, whose guest artists have included Dame E. Kirkby, J. Heringman, J. Lindberg, C. King and T. Roberts. With the Koelner Violen Consort in Germany: Radio, CDs, premieres of contemporary music for viols and collaborations with lutenist K. Junghaenel, oboist H. Hucke and cornett player F. Immer.

Peter has been a visiting artist at Trinity College of Music in London and taught at summer schools and workshops throughout Europe, including the Dartington International Summer School, has coached ensembles ranging from viol consorts, choirs and recorder ensembles to renaissance wind bands.

He is currently teacher for the viol at Birmingham Conservatoire and Recorder at Morley college London.

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