Peter Naylor was a lecturer at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama from 1965-71, Music Associate at Scottish Opera for Youth from 1975-80 and Associate Organist at Glasgow Cathedral from 1972-85. Notable works include Tides and Islands (orchestra); Beowolf (wind band); Odysseus Returning (opera in 3 acts), Pied Piper (opera in 1 act), The Mountain People (workshop); Earth was Waiting (cantata), organ and piano music, songs, carols and anthems.