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Peter Shackleton


Clarinettist Peter Shackleton joined the Faculty of Music at Wilfrid Laurier University in 2011 as Musician in Residence. He holds the Principal Clarinet chair with the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra, is a member of Music in Common, and performs with Tafelmusik on historical clarinet. In 1993 he was awarded First Prize at the 27th CBC Radio Competition, and has since performed as a soloist with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, National Arts Centre Orchestra, CBC Radio Orchestra, Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra and Tafelmusik. He has served as Principal Clarinettist of Orchestra London Canada and has performed with Les Violons du Roy and the Milwaukee Symphony, Winnipeg Symphony, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony and Stratford Festival Orchestras.