Study Violin or ViolaDoctor Peter Bucknell


Dr. Bucknell was the
Professor of Viola at the New York State University, and performed with such important Orchestras as the Munich Chamber Orchestra, Concerto Köln, the Barcelona Symphony (OBC), Melbourne and Sydney Symphonies, the State Orchestra of Victoria, La Monnae Opera Orchestra in Brussels, the Liceu, Los Angeles Opera Orchestra.

He has 35 years of experience in teaching violinists and violists of all ages and all levels. In 2018 he wrote the book:
"Violin is Easy".

He studied violin with Russian pedagogue Nelli Shkolnikova, and viola with Nathan Gutman, with Donald McInnes in Los Angeles, Yuri Bashmet in Siena and Rainer Moog in Cologne.
In 1991 he won first prize in the
Auckland International Viola Competition.
He also holds a Doctorate in Music from State University of New York.

He has performed and recorded as a soloist with Apollo's Fire, the Los Angeles Baroque Orchestra, Les Concerts du Monde and Los Angeles Musica Viva. He was the principal violist of the Rebel Baroque Orchestra in New York City from 1998 to 2009 and appeared as a guest on the TV show "The Ghost of Faffner Hall" by Jim Henson as a member of the Como Quartet. He has played in Wigmore Hall and performed live on Radio France.

He teaches privately in Barcelona in his studio in Eixample.
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Peter Bucknell va començar a les arts escèniques com a músic clàssic. Va estudiar amb la pedagoga rusa Nelli Shkolnikova i a Melbourne al Victorian College of the Arts amb Nathan Gutman a Los Angeles, a Siena i Colonia. L’any 1991 va guanyar el Concurs Internacional de Viola a Auckland i el Premi d’Interpretació en el Concurs Internacional de Música de Cambra d’Osaka. També és Llicenciat en Economia i Comerç i Doctorat en Música per l’Universitat Estatal de Nova York
Ha actuat i gravat com violista solista amb Apollo’s Fire, l’Orquestra Barroca de Los Àngeles, Les Concerts du Monde i Los Àngeles Música Viva. Va ser el principal violista de l’Orquestra Rebel Barroca del 1998 al 2009 i va aparèixer com a convidat al The Ghost of Faffner Hall de Jim Henson, com a membre del Como Quartet. Ha tocat a espais com el Wigmore Hall i Radio France. Va ser professor de viola a la Crane School of Music de l’Universitat Estatal de New York a Postdam. i ha estat membre d’Orquestres tan importants com l’Orquestra de Cambra de Munich.
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