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Biography
Bob Moore is a composer with a multifaceted resume. To date he has published nearly 200 choral and instrumental works, many of which have been recorded on 6 CDs and appear in various denominations’ hymnals. He was a resident composer in the Faith Partners Program, sponsored by the American Composers Forum, a finalist in the Jacksonville Symphony’s Fresh Ink competition and has received numerous commissions from various churches and performers. In addition to sacred music, his catalog contains art songs and cycles, compositions for solo piano and music for both large and chamber ensembles.

Recently, As I Walk with Beauty for chorus received its premiere performance at Lincoln Center in June of 2010, and in the same month the Rhapsody for Oboe and Piano was premiered during the St. Augustine Music Festival. Pocket Litter, a concerto for percussion and wind ensemble, was premiered by the First Coast Wind Ensemble in February, 2010. The Singers was awarded first prize in the Longfellow Chorus International Composers' Competition.

For 20 years he served as the Director of Liturgical Music at San Jose Catholic Church in Jacksonville, Florida, where he developed an exceptional music ministry. From 2005 to 2008 he was the Director of Music Ministry at the Cathedral-Basilica of St. Augustine and is currently the Music Director for St. Patrick's Episcopal Church.

He has served as music director for the Amelia Island Chorale and as the Artistic Director of the Orange Park Chorale, has taught band and chorus, and has maintained a healthy studio of private students. As a pianist, he performs jazz and experimental music regularly with percussionist Tony Steve.

Bob studied composition with Richard Proulx, William Schirmer, Gordon Goodwin and Bud Udell at the University of South Carolina, Jacksonville University (BM, 1990), and the University of Florida.
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