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Robert is versatile Pianist and Organist working in North Wales, and beyond.
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Bangor
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Robert is currently Organist at Our Lady and St. James’ Church, Bangor, an Organist at Capel Berea Newydd Bangor, Musical Director of Lleisiau'r Mynydd, and accompanist to Côr Dre, Caernarfon. He Started his musical career as a chorister at Bangor Cathedral. At the age of 14, he became one of the Organists at St. Mary’s and Christ Church, Llanfairfechan. After which at the age of 16 he was appointed Organ Student at Bangor Cathedral, and held the post alongside singing as a lay clerk in the Cathedral Choir. In September 2013, he won a performance scholarship to study music at Bangor University and studied performance with Graham Eccles, Dr Xenia Pestova, Dr Iwan Llewelyn Jones and Richard Craig, and composition under Dr Owain LLwyd and Prof Pwyll ap Sion. In 2016, he graduated with a BA (Hons) in Music and returned to Bangor University in the same year to start his MMus in performance, which he completed in 2017. In 2017, Robert was made a member of the Orsedd Y Beirdd at the National Eisteddfod in Anglesey. He currently works as Organist of Our Lady and St. James’ Church Bangor, a post he has held since 2014, alongside being an organist at Capel Berea Newydd, Bangor. In November 2017, Robert was also appointed accompanist to Côr Dre in Caernarfon. Alongside this, he works as a performer and teacher, performing regularly in North Wales and beyond.

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Genres:
Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Medieval music, Easy listening, Classical crossover, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, Folk, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Light music, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Covers
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Event types:
Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Composer, Repetiteur, Fluent sight-reader, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Composition teaching, Accompanist
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From Encore customers:

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Helen J
2 months ago
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5 out of 5

Very pleased with Robert’s performance.

Reply from Robert
2 months ago

Thank you Helen. A joy to be part of the wedding!

From other customers:

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Melissa J
4 years ago, for a Birthday party in Buxton SK17
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5 out of 5

Robert provided an excellent backdrop to my cocktail party and created the perfect atmosphere.

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Wedding C
10 years ago

Having Robert play the piano in the foyer as we and our guest walked into our reception was so beautiful and set an ambience to welcome all. Robert's playing was professional and his selection of music fitting for the occasion.

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