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Biography
Hi - below is a brief resumé of my work.  If you'd like to know more I'd be very pleased to hear from you ...  Rob

robspearing@hotmail.com

... compositions include ... choral works, symphonies, an oboe concerto, chamber music and music theatre. A number of works have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3, including the Second Symphony, a cantata - The Seagull – which was a BBC commission, and the sonata for oboe and piano – A Welsh Bestiary.

I've held a number of teaching posts – including 11 years at The Purcell School – as well as being engaged in other educational projects, such as the 4 volumes for Faber Music in the Superstart series in collaboration with violinist Mary Cohen. Currently teaching at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, the Birmingham Conservatoire, and until 2008 at the University of Birmingham.

My most recent work includes the two-movement Piano Symphony for large orchestra, a solo cantata She Solus, and my current projects - Electric for solo violin and orchestra, and Sky Blue Trades for 15 winds.  I am married to Jo - a linguist and translator - and we have three grown-up children.

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