Professor Peter Roennfeldt

Professor Peter Roennfeldt Brisbane musician and author

Peter Roennfeldt’s primary focus is music – not just performance, but also the understanding of its social impact through research into the context of the ‘who, how and when’. For more than four decades, his specialist knowledge of Queensland’s musical heritage has been widely disseminated in numerous books, articles, radio broadcasts and public lectures.

Peter Roennfeldt holds degrees in music from the Universities of Queensland and Adelaide, and a doctorate from the University of Cincinnati, USA. For more than three decades he was on the academic staff of Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, including a seven-year tenure as its Director. His involvement with the Conservatorium and its Research Centre continues in an honorary capacity, as Professor Emeritus. As a performer, Peter Roennfeldt is active as pianist in vocal and instrumental chamber music and as harpsichordist-conductor in baroque opera and choral music.