PETER RUEFFER (Musical Director CGO)
Peter Rueffer’s experience of chamber ensembles involving
the guitar range from duo partnerships with guitarists Jason Carter
and Nick Hunt to being a member of the contemporary music group
He is best known however through his work with the
Pro Arte Guitar Trio, a group he founded in 1987 and with whom
he still maintains a busy performing schedule. With the trio
he has recorded five CDs, undertaken several European tours and
performed throughout the UK including many recitals at London’s
Purcell Room and Wigmore Hall.
His work as an arranger is well
known and his settings for Guitar Orchestra were awarded the arrangers
prize at the biennial National Guitar Orchestra Competition on
three successive occasions in 1998, 2000 and 2002.
the founder and director of the Dillington Guitar Summer School , and Festival, an event dedicated to the guitar in ensemble which has now been running since 1994.
He was appointed musical director
of the Cambridge Guitar Orchestra in 1996 and currently holds teaching
posts at Christs Hospital School and Anglia Polytechnic University.