Peter Poole is Chair of the Finance Committee, as in his professional life he was a Chartered Accountant, and after qualifying with a leading accounting firm, worked for Telstra for many years. Prior to joining Fine Music, Peter had 20 years’ experience with community radio through his involvement as a presenter with 2RPH. He joined Fine Music in 2016 as a presenter (of Diversions, Concert Hall, Drive etc), and has since expanded into some programming as well.
Peter’s musical background is primarily related to singing: from school choirs to musical theatre (G&S in particular), and since 2004 he has sung with Sydney Philharmonia Choirs’ Symphony Chorus. A particular highlight was the 2010 tour to the UK for a performance of Mahler 8 at the BBC Proms, and singing Evensong in Westminster Abbey. He has also volunteered for Sydney Living Museums (having completed some poet-graduate study in this area) and in more recent years for Sydney Eisteddfod