BEc, BA, MMus, GradDipLib&InfoMgt, PhD
Peter Campbell is Registrar at Trinity College Theological School, University of Divinity, and Honorary Research Fellow at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, University of Melbourne. He holds degrees in Economics, Fine Art and Musicology from the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, and completed doctoral work in the the development of choral performance in Australia at the University of Melbourne. Originally from Canberra, Peter moved to Melbourne in 1999 and joined the staff of Trinity College in 2003 where he worked in Foundation Studies, Chaplaincy, the Residential College and the Warden’s Office before joining the Theological School in 2014.
Apart from a brief period as a corporate accountant working in Information Systems, Peter has spent his career in tertiary administration and student support roles at the Australian National University, University of Melbourne and University of Divinity. He has tutored and lectured in various aspects of music history covering the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Twentieth Centuries at the ANU and University of Melbourne and is also a qualified librarian.
His doctoral research centred on the contribution of University choirs to Australian musical culture, and he has published widely on aspects of music in Australia. Current areas of research interest and supervision include: the practice of and changes in Australian Anglican liturgical music, both colonial and contemporary; the historical development of music in Canberra; and the history of Trinity College, Melbourne.
Peter is a member of the editorial committee for Context: A Journal of Music Research published by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, and is Treasurer of both the Victorian Chapter of the Musicological Society of Australia and of Ensemble Gombert Inc., Melbourne’s outstanding Renaissance chamber choir. He is a member of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus and Chair, Student Services Committee, University of Divinity. He has been a Justice of the Peace for Victoria for the past ten years.