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Aug 2014

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Robert Brooks – Musical Director

Robert BrooksRobert Brooks began his choral education as a treble and head chorister in New College Choir under Edward Higginbottom, where he performed in venues across the world, and participated in several CD recordings and radio broadcasts. At Abingdon Boys School he was taught singing by Andrew Yeats and later received conducting tuition from composer in residence and Keble fellow Simon Whalley.

Having graduated with a music degree from Manchester University, where he continued vocal studies with Richard Strivens and directed the chamber choir Ad Solem, Robert has received conducting tuition from Matthew Hamilton and Justin Doyle, and has participated in master classes given by James Burton and Simon Halsey. In the year 2012/13 he was awarded by the University for services to choral conducting. As well as his work in Preston, Robert now directs the Edinburgh University Chamber Choir and the choir of the Oratory at St. Chadís in Manchester.

Read more about Robert on his own website here.



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