Peter Brunt studied at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam with Davina van Wely and Herman Krebbers. He then continued his studies at the Julliard School of Music with Dorothy Delay and with Sandor Vegh in Salzburg. In 1981, he won first prize at the Dutch National Violin Competition.
Peter Brunt is a frequent soloist with orchestras in the Netherlands and abroad. He has recorded a CD of the violin concerto, Glenz, that Willem Jeths wrote for him. He was principal second violinist with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra for several years and since then has been concertmaster of Amsterdam Sinfonietta and guest concertmaster for various orchestras, including the Rotterdam Philharmonic and Kammerorchester Basel. Additionally, he is a member of the renowned Osiris Trio.
Peter Brunt teaches at the Royal Conservatoires of The Hague and the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.