Peter Dyson
Peter DysonLibrarian
Peter retired from the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra on 13th August 2015 after celebrating 36 years as 4th horn. He was professor of horn at Birmingham Conservatoire for 24 years.
He was awarded a scholarship to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1971, where he studied the horn with Ivan David Gray, Anthony Halstead and Anthony Chidell. In 1972 he was awarded the Ian Whitfield Memorial Prize for horn playing.

After leaving in 1975 he was appointed 4th horn with the Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet Orchestra before joining the CBSO. Peter has played low horn and Wagner Tuba with most of the orchestras in the UK, notably the LSO and the Philharmonia.

Peter’s position on the committee is custodian of the BHS Library.