- Peter Scholes (clarinettist)
- Born: 1957
Peter Scholes pursues the dual career of performing (both as a conductor and a clarinettist), and composing.
His specialist instrument is the clarinet which he studied with George Hopkins, Alan Hacker and Thea King and with Ken Wilson at the Auckland Conservatorium, now the University of Auckland School of Music. His interpretations received international acclaim when he was prize winner in the 1987 International Gaudeamus Interpreters Competition held in Rotterdam.Source: ACO website: http://www.aco.co.nz/peterscholes.htm (2007)