Professorial Staff - Academic Studies
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Faculty of Music
King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
Tel: +44 (0)20 8305 4444
Robert is an internationally experienced educationalist and music leader. He has worked across a broad range of formal and non-formal settings: primary schools to higher education, dementia centres to prisons. Some of the UK's most respected ensembles, orchestras and venues (Royal Festival Hall, Barbican Centre, London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra and Brodsky Quartet) have used him as a leader or advisor for their education projects.
Robert was Programme Leader at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama between 2005 and 2012, managing programmes focussed on collaboration and creativity, professional skills and education. During his tenure he helped develop the first joint international Masters programme in music, working with other conservatoires across Europe. He has created, managed and been consultant for numerous innovative projects across the UK, most notably the development of the non-formal strand of Musical Futures. His work has been the focus of research for institutions and organisations including the Institute of Education, NESTA, and Youth Music. He currently lives and works in the United Arab Emirates where he is national Subject Leader for the Creative Arts working for the Ministry of Education.