Peter Davis

Composer, Cellist and Orchestrator

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsMusician - Music Composer - Teacher


  • Teaching
  • Music
  • Composing
  • IT
  • Songwriter
  • Composition
  • Teamwork
  • Writing About the Arts
  • Orchestration
  • Music Theory
  • Arranging Music
  • Bass Guitar
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Leading Teams

Work history


Composer, Cellist and Orchestrator


Aug 2012
  • Proficient Cellist, experienced in all styles from Baroque to Popular and Contemporary music. Very good at sight-reading, can improvise where appropriate and have experienced a huge range of repertoire. Also a skilled Composer and Orchestrator. I will arrange any song for any collection of instruments/musicians. Biggest compositional acheivement to date is The 'Angel Maker' - a Chamber Opera in one act with a libretto by Scottish Poet and Violinist, Ruth Potts, produced as part of Scottish Opera's "Encouraging New Opera" in partnership with the Leverhulme Trust.


Strings Manager

Marischal Chamber Orchestra

Aug 2015 - Jun 2016



BMus (hons

University of Aberdeen

Aug 2012 - Apr 2016
  • Music - First Class Honours



Chris Cadwur James Composition Prize

  • Awarded yearly to the student who has shown excellence in composition.


Scottish Opera/Leverhulme Trust Scholarship

  • Scottish Opera's "Encouraging New Opera" Programme