Peter Veale was born in Dunedin, New Zealand. He has been Resident in Germany since 1980 and studied oboe with Prof. Heinz Holliger at the Musikhochschule in Freiburg (Germany) and conducting with Francis Travis (Freiburg).
He was awarded an international scholarship from 1992-93 to be a performing artist in residence at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart. He tours internationally as a soloist in classical, Contemporary and improvised jazz music and has recorded for numerous CD labels.
He has premiered countless new works from such composers as Karlheinz Stockhausen, Wolfgang Rihm, Jonathan Harvey, Toshio Hosokawa, etc.
He is author of the book “The Techniques of Oboe Playing” and is editor of the series “Contemporary Music for Oboe” both published by Baerenreiter(Kassel).He has been lecturer for Oboe at the international DarmstädterFerienkurse für Neue Musik since 1994, and teaches at the Musikhochschule in Frankfurt and Cologne. He write articles for the magazine “Musik &Aesthetik” (Music and aesthetics) (Klett-Cotta -Stuttgart) and is a member of the musikFabrik (Cologne), Elision ensemble (Australia) and is a founding member of Ensemble SurPlus (Freiburg).
Chaya Czernowin: MAIM (mode 219)