Rob has also conducted the community singing and the National Anthems on several occasions at Twickenham for International Rugby games, and his own private Male Chorus performed at all the Games there in 2015 for the Rugby World Cup.
He has worked with bands and choirs of all types for over thirty years and has adjudicated at many of the top festivals and competitions, including as Head Adjudicator, at The National Choral Festival in Ireland, Isle of Man Festival of Choirs, Cornwall International Male Choral Festival, North Wales Choral Festival, Mid Somerset Festival in Bath, Manchester Amateur Choral Competition at the Royal Northern College of Music, National Prep School Competition at Cadogan Hall, London, Mayo International Choral Festival in Ireland, The Bangor International Choral Festival in Northern Ireland, and for the Barnardos National School Choir Competition at the Barbican and Royal Festival Hall.
In 2017, Rob was Director of the World’s Largest Male Choir Festival, where over 60 Choirs took part. He continues to be in demand for his adjudicating and choir-coaching roles and is currently working with and helping to coach several Youth, Male and Female choirs in England, Ireland and Wales.
This is Rob’s first visit to the Woodley Festival of Music & Arts, and he is delighted to part of the 2022 Festival.