Composer / Writer Sean Peter

“Australia’s Leading Songwriter …” – Roy Slaven
“…Alive or Dead” – HG Nelson

“… and Sean .. dear, lovely Sean. Sean .. I’ve forgotten your last name” – William Shatner

Sean Peter is a composition graduate of Southern Cross University Contemporary Music and AFTRS Grad Dip Screenwriting. He is a multi award winning writer and composer and has worked for many of Australia’s leading arts companies and TV networks.

Sean uses music as a tool to tell stories for all ages. As a children’s music composer, Sean is the arranger of the current titles for the iconic Play School, as well as a composer and lyricist for the show itself. He has composed for Nickelodeon’s Ready Set Dance, Didi and B, Slimefest as well as ABC’s Giggle and Hoot which has lead to three AGSC Screen Award nominations, Two Aria nominations, five CDs and countless DVDs, as well as four national sold out concert tours. He also composed for the Justine Clarke Show leading to an Aria win for Every Where’s a Dance Floor

His work as composer for Disney’s Talking Friends has been viewed nearly 1 billion times. He was composer for ABC Catalyst’s Keep On Dancing which won Gold at the NY Festival. He created bespoke music for So You Think You Can Dance USA and Australia and was composer for Jimmy Rees’ Meanwhile In Australia tour and TV Special.

In Theatre, Sean was the recipient of an AWGIE for his musical Everything’s F**ked, which has been performed in Australia, UK and the Netherlands. His works have been performed as part of Dubai Expo 2020, and throughout Australia for Belvoir, STC, GFO and the Hayes Theatre amongst many others.

He works internationally as a keyboard programmer and associate keyboard programmer for countless productions including Hamilton, Moulin Rouge, working across MainStage, Ableton and Qlab. He as also created adverting music for clients such as Coke, Pizza Hut, Optus, Weet Bix, TPG, Kids Help Line and many, many more.

Finally, Sean is the writer, director and songwriter for movie musical Plan B.

Sean Peter combines an experienced and versatile musical ability with an understanding of the technical challenges and boundaries involved in television, film, theatre and performance on all scales. Although working internationally, he is based in Sydney, Australia.