Pete’s first piano was rescued from a bulldozer at a demolition site.
Highly regarded as a performer, composer, theatre director and songwriter, Pete’s debut album was album of the week on Radio National. His song Mars 1 won the 2018 APRA/AMCOS Cygnet Folk Festival song competition. He has composed for various theatre and film projects in the South East region, and his work has been recognised by the Canberra Area Theatre Awards.
He has worked closely with several highly regarded Australian musicians, performing and recording with Heath Cullen, Jackie Marshall, Sam Martin (Mikelangelo and the Black Sea Gentlemen), Eamon McNelis (Flap!), Mike Martin (The Strelley Project), Melanie Horsnell, and Kate Burke (Kate Burke & Ruth Hazleton, Trouble in the Kitchen).