Pete has been collaborating with Stephen Deazley's projects since 2002, as a drum kit player, percussionist and workshop leader on many exciting challenging and cutting edge community music and education projects.

  • The Songbook of Unsingable Songs 2009
  • ThrIe Heeds 2007
  • Rock n Roll Swindle in Glasgow Fruitmarket Gallery, Perth Concert Hall and St Magnus Festival, Orkney (2007-2009)


Drummer for the Brewhouse! (Tramway, Glasgow 2003)

Thrie Heids - Glasgow, The Old Fruitmarket 2007

Thrie Heids is a 20 minute work for large 10 piece amplified ensemble and chorus of laptops. The first performance was given in November 2006 by five young disabled adults from Braidburn Special School in Edinburgh alongside professional musicians, at The Old Fruitmarket in Glasgow as part of the international music education showcase Music and the New Musicians.

7 weeks of workshops creating samples and bespoke instruments and way of enabling performance and improvisation at Braidburn School Edinburgh resulted in performances with the Brewhouse Band. North Edinburgh Arts and The Old Fruitmarket  in Glasgow 2009

Stephen Deazley: Composer and animator

Martin Parker Composer, sound designer, animator.

Peter Vilk: Drummer, sound designer and animator    

These photos show an insight into the process of workshops, rehearsals and gigs..... 

The Songbook of Unsingable Songs - 2009 

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall & 

Edinburgh Usher Hall

Premiered by 220 primary school singers in 2009 at the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow, The Songbook of Unsingable Songs is the first collaboration between Stephen Deazley and poet Matt Harvey. Children form Edinburgh and Glasgow schools came together with the support of both city's education teams to participate in this extraordinary massed singing event.

Rock n Roll Swindle

Pete has played drum kit and collaborated with various local bands as part of the Rock n Roll Swindle projects from 2005-2009. Here are some of the photos and audio samples from these innovative music projects which saw performances in Orkney, Glasgow, Perth and Edinburgh