Musical Director and Conductor
Director of Music of St. Bride’s, the Wren church in Fleet Street in the City of London, since 1988, Robert joined ERCS in January 2009
He studied singing and organ at Christ Church college, Oxford, and later sang with the Tallis Scholars, the Consort and the Gabrielli Consort and has made many recordings with them.
He also holds several teaching posts including St. George’s School, Windsor, and has been an examiner for ABRSM since 2004, working in the Far East as well as in the UK.
Robert’s attention to detail keeps us on our toes, and his ability to attract talented soloists makes our concerts an inspiring experience for the choir as well as for the audience.
LRAM, ARCM, Cert. ADC STU GSM (LONDON)
Laurence is a freelance oboist, accompanist and teacher as well as writer and arranger of music. He currently teaches at St. George’s School, Windsor, Caldicott School and Brunel University
Laurence studied the oboe and piano accompaniment at Leeds University, the Royal Academy of Music and the Guildhall School of Music.
He played with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, the West Australia Symphony and with the Canberra Wind Soloists all over Hongkong and China.
Laurence is an dynamic accompanist who keeps our energy levels up throughout rehearsals.