Brisbane Author Musician Peter Roennfeldt


As an active musician, Peter Roennfeldt is well known for creative programming of diverse repertoire. In addition to chamber and solo piano music, he has a long involvement as director of vocal and choral ensembles from the keyboard. By highlighting the social and historical contexts surrounding the music which Peter presents, audiences are provided with opportunities to broaden their experience by engaging with both familiar works and lesser known composers.


As an active historian, Peter Roennfeldt continues to document and evaluate the contributions of past musicians, particularly those connected to Queensland. His investigation into cultural history including musicians’ careers, organisations and venues is informed by his knowledge of past performance practices. In addition to his many books, articles and other publications, Peter’s research underpins his presentations in other formats including concerts and their printed programs, public talks and broadcasts.


As an active presenter, Peter Roennfeldt has a reputation for his informative and engaging style of communication. The ability to convey the essence of a topic is supported by his command of illustrative language and carefully selected imagery to present the outcomes of his research to both general and specialist audiences. Peter is committed to broadening the experience of listeners, both in live settings and through broadcasts.