Director of Music
Robert studied at the Royal Northern College of Music as an organist and singer and at the Royal College of Music as a singer. After graduating he began his career as a tenor singing with Kent Opera, Opera Northern Ireland, Opera Sicily, Voltface in Paris and at the Camden Festival London and Opera Bordeaux. He gave recitals for the British Council in Istanbul and Bordeaux. He has performed with the London Pops Orchestra at the Albert Hall. He was organist of St Cyprian’s Regents Park where he with the pianist Geoffrey Parsons and Radio 3 controller John Evans started Music at St Cyprian’s. He then went on to be Director of Music at St John’s Wood Church for 12 years, where he had a professional octet. As a singing teacher he has been head of the Urdang Academy, Elmhurst College of Performing Art and The Centre for Performing Arts. He is now a lecturer at the London College of Music and is the musical theatre singing teacher at the Royal Holloway, University of London, and at King’s College London.