Music Director

Robert Brooks

Robert Brooks is a conductor, baritone, and composer based in London. His first music lessons were at the Junior Guildhall, before he became a chorister in the choir of New College, Oxford. His conducting career began at the University of Manchester, where he read music, specialising in singing and composition. Whilst studying there, he directed the university’s chamber choir Ad Solem, was a member of the Genesis Sixteen choral programme, and was given an award by the university for ‘services to choral conducting’.

After graduating, Robert directed several ensembles in the North-West, appeared frequently as a vocal soloist and recitalist, and was a conducting scholar for the Leeds Festival Chorus. He was selected for the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB) Fellowship Scheme, and now works regularly for NYCGB as a conductor and arranger. Robert currently directs Cambridge Chorale, the chamber choirs Libricini and Concordia, and is enjoying a term as guest conductor of the University of Warwick Symphony Orchestra.