Peter Chivers studied at Dartington College of Arts, gained a Music Degree at Huddersfield University and studied at post-graduate level in Advanced Performance at the Royal Academy of Music, subsequently completing a Post Graduate Certificate in Education at Kingston University.
Peter is Head of Music and Arts for Brighton & Hove’s award winning SoundCity music hub. His background spans the arts, music and education and he has received the Cultural Champion Award from Arts & Business. Peter is a Director of Rhythmix, a music charity that works with young people in challenging circumstances. He also sits on the Arts Council England’s Music Education Hub advisory board and contributes to the wider cultural agenda. As a trumpeter he has performed with world wide ensembles and continues to teach and work with young musicians presently conducting the Brighton & Hove Youth Big Band.
Peter is currently Director of Our Future City, the cultural education partnership for Brighton & Hove.