Fellows of Senate

Associate Professor Peter McCallum

Associate Professor Peter McCallum is Chair of the Academic Board and ex-officio Fellow of Senate.

Associate Professor McCallum's terms of office as a Fellow of Senate:

  • term 1: 12 December 2009 - 31 December 2011 (two years)
  • term 2: 1 January 2012 - 31 December 2013 (two years)
  • term 3: 1 January 2014 - 31 December 2015 (two years) - current term

Peter is an ex-officio member of the following Senate committees:

  • Chair Appointments Committee
  • Finance and Audit Committee
  • Nominations and Appointments Committee


BMus Dunelm MMus Lond PhD Sydney DSCM
Chair, Academic Board and ex-officio Fellow of Senate 2009 –

Associate Professor McCallum was Deputy Chair of the Academic Board (seconded from Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Musicology Unit) from 2001 to 2003 and from 2006 to 2009, and was an Academic Advisor to the Office of the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor.

After completing a Masters degree in music analysis at Goldsmiths’ College, University of London, with a thesis on the Second Piano of Boulez, he completed doctoral study at the University of Sydney on the analytical significance of the sketches for Beethoven’s String Quartet in F major, Opus 135.

He is currently preparing for publication an edition of Beethoven’s final sketchbook, the Kullak sketchbook, which deals with sketches for the Grosse Fuge, Opus 133, the string quartets in C# minor, Opus 131 and F major, Opus 135, and the alternative finale for Opus 135.

Peter McCallum has published on the music of Beethoven, Boulez, and the classical era and has a secondary research area in aspects of Australian music including Australian music criticism.

Information from his Research Supervisor profile.