The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Young AO, announced Dr Peter Tregear as the new head of the ANU School of Music.
Dr Tregear has extensive international experience as a researcher, teacher, and academic administrator in music education, both in the UK and Australia. He is a graduate of the University of Melbourne, and King’s College, Cambridge, and has held positions at the universities of Queensland, Melbourne, Cambridge and most recently at Monash University.
At Monash Dr Tregear is presently Executive Director of the Academy of Performing Arts, in charge of the highly successful academic and public outreach performance programs for the School of Music and Centre for Theatre and Performance, and for managing the large-scale performance venues.
Dr Tregear also maintains an international career as a researcher and performer.
The Vice-Chancellor is delighted Dr Tegear has agreed to join ANU, and looks forward to welcoming Peter to campus when he begins on 13 August.