Peter Lukas-Graf has been an internationally renowned flautist for decades. His solo career started with a first-prize showing at the ARD Music Competition in Munich and - aged 21 - as the soloist on a wellrespected recording of a Jacques Ibert flute concerto.
Peter Lukas-Graf studied in Zürich under André Jaunet and in Paris with Marcel Moyse and Roger Cortet; he concluded his studies with a First Prize for flute and a conducting diploma at the Conservatoire National de Paris.
Since then, he worked as an orchestra musician – as a solo flautist at the Winterthur Symphony Orchestra and the Swiss Festival Orchestra in Lucerne – as well as a sought-after soloist and chamber musician, a symphony orchestra conductor, an opera conductor at the Lucerne City Theatre, and as a teacher at the Basel Music Academy.
Currently, he continues to regularly offer master courses in Japan, Italy, and at the Mozarteum in Salzburg.
He has recorded an extensive discography, primarily with CLAVES in Thun, Switzerland. Peter-Lukas Graf has published four teaching compositions for flute with Schott Verlag (Check-up, Interpretation, The Singing Flute, Study with Style).
In 2005, the Academy of Music in Kraków, Poland, awarded him an honorary doctorate. He also holds a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Flute Society in the USA, and has been recognized by the Italian Associazione Falaut with the Flauto d’oro Career Award.