British composer, Peter Holt is a passionate musician whose claim to fame is the UK’s youngest artist to cut a vinyl album, which he did at just 12 years of age with Grosvenor Records. He began music lessons aged 6 and he studied classical piano, music theory and jazz organ at Leeds College of Music at 11. He went on to win Organist of the Year competitions in both the UK and USA aged 16. He studied under Nicholas Haines, inventor of the Haines Music Laboratory and musician Nigel Ogden who has been a weekly BBC Radio 2 presenter for the last 35 years. Peter began his career as a demonstrator for Hammond organs and pianos and has toured the UK, Europe and USA performing solo concerts on almost every type of keyboard instrument, both classical and contemporary. Peter has played in concert at many prestigious venues such as Manchester’s Free Trade Hall which was broadcast live on BBC Radio 2. He’s even played live on Blackpool Tower’s Wurlitzer – home of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing finals. So far, Peter has now performed around 2,500 concerts all over the world. Today, Peter is a full-time composer/songwriter.
General Info
First Name:
Last Name:
United Kingdom
Songwriting Info
I am a:
Songwriter, Composer, Lyricist, Beat Producer
Looking for a:
Topline Writer
Preferred collaboration style:
video chat
Dance, Electronic, Pop, R&B/Soul
I'm strongest at:
melodies, chord progressions, beats/grooves, arrangements
Instruments I write with:
guitar, piano, drums, bass
Sounds like:
Zedd, Sigala, Martin Garrix, Jax Jones, Jonas Blue
Zedd, Sigala, Martin Garrix, Jax Jones, Jonas Blue
Songwriting is my:
current full-time career
Songwriting Achievements:
My latest track 'Christmas Hope' released 7th Dec 2018 was a Finalist in the 2018 international UK songwriting contest.

The international UK Songwriting Contest was launched in London in 2002 in association with The BRIT Trust, The BRIT School, The BRIT Studio, Music Aid International, The Guild of International Songwriters and Composers and Roland Music UK. The BBC supported the event from the start with many finalists and winners receiving BBC Radio coverage.
Personal Songwriting Goals:
To write songs that become anthems
Collaboration Goals:
publishing deal, sync placement (film, TV, video games), mainstream artist release