Conducting

Rob conducts South Liverpool Orchestra (Liverpool Hope University), is Associate Conductor of Phoenix Concert Orchestra and, as Head of Orchestral Music at St Edward’s College, Liverpool, conducts the Senior, Chamber and Junior Orchestras. Rob is also Associate Director of Prescot Parish Church Choir. If you would like Robert to conduct your ensemble, please get in touch via the Contact page.

For your reference Rob’s complete past conducting repertoire is below.

Conducting Repertoire

ABBA
Medley (arr. Ling)
Mamma Mia Selections (arr. Phillippe)
Super Trouper (arr. Catherine)

ADAM
O Holy Night

ADELE
Make You Feel My Love
Theme from Skyfall 
(with P Epworth)

ALWYN
Suite of Scottish Dances

ANDERSON
Blue Tango
A Christmas Festival
Serenata
Sleigh Ride
The Syncopated Clock

ARNE
Rule Britannia

ARNOLD
Children’s Pieces
Concerto for Two Violins
Four Scottish Dances
Little Suite Nos. 1 & 2

BACH, JS
Concerto for 2 violins in D minor
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
Menuet, Trios & Polonaise from Brandenburg Concerto No. 1
Saint Matthew Passion (selected chorales)
Two Gavottes from Suite No. 3

BADELT
Pirates of the Caribbean

BAILEY, JUDITH
Noel

BARRY
Theme from Goldfinger
Themes from 007 (arr. Custer)

BART
Selection from Oliver!
Oom-Pah-Pah from Oliver!

BARTOK
Romanian Folk Dances

BEACH BOYS
Medley

BECK, Christophe
Music from Frozen (arr. Krogstad)

BEETHOVEN
Allegretto from Symphony No. 7
Egmont Overture
Piano Concerto No. 1
Symphonies Nos. 1, 2, 5

BENNETT
Murder on the Orient Express Waltz

BERLIN
White Christmas

BERLIOZ
March to the Scaffold

BERNSTEIN, ELMER
Theme from The Great Escape (arr. Kirk)
Theme from The Magnificent Seven (arr. Kirk)

BERNSTEIN, LEONARD
Selection from West Side Story
Somewhere from West Side Story
Somewhere/Maria from West Side Story

BIZET
Farandole from L’Arlesienne
Habenera from Carmen
L’Arlesienne Suite No. 1
L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2
Symphony in C

BLAKE
Walking in the Air (arr. Hare)

BOYCE
Symphony No. 5

BRAHMS
Hungarian Dances Nos. 1, 3 & 10
Symphony No. 1
Symphony No. 2
Symphony No. 3
Symphony No. 4
Tragic Overture
Variations on a Theme by Haydn

BRICUSSE
Feeling’ Good (arr. Phillips)

BRITTEN
Courtly Dances from Gloriana
Noye’s Fludde

BROOKS, MEL
Selection from The Producers (arr. Ricketts)

BRUCH
Violin Concerto No. 1

BUTTERWORTH
The Banks of Green Willow
A Shropshire Lad (Rhapsody)

CAHN
Let It Snow (arr. Van der Goot)

CASEY
Grease (complete musical)
Themes from Grease

CHABRIER
España
Joyeuse marche

CHARPENTIER
Prelude from Te Deum

CHILCOTT
Be Thou My Vision (trad. Irish, arr. Chilcott)
Can You Hear Me?
I Lift My Eyes
Irish Blessing
Midwinter

CLARKE, J
Suite
Two Royal Marches

COATES
Dambusters March

COHEN, L
Hallelujah

COLDPLAY
Coldplay Classics (arr. M Brown)
Viva la Vida

CONTI
For Your Eyes Only
Gonna Fly Now (Theme from Rocky)

COPLAND
Appalachian Spring
Variations on a Shaker Melody

CURNOW
Canticum
Fanfares & Flourishes

CURTIN
The Flintstones Theme

DALEY
In Flanders Fields

DAVIES, H WALFORD
The Holly and the Ivy

DEAN
Daybreak
Shanty

DEBUSSY
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair (orchestral arrangement)
Petite Suite

DELIUS
On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
Summer Night on the River

DREEBIN
A Cocktail Waltz

DVORAK
Largo
Slavonic Dances Nos. 2, 7 & 8
Symphony No. 7
Symphony No. 8
Symphony No. 9 ‘From the New World’

EDMUNDSON
Glasgow Sketches (wind band)

ELFMAN
Theme from The Simpsons (wind band)

ELGAR
Chanson de Matin
Nimrod from Enigma Variations
Pomp & Circumstance March No. 1
Pomp & Circumstance March No. 4
Romance for bassoon and orchestra
We Will Remember Them

ELLINGTON
Medley (arr. Carter)

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA
Mr Blue Sky

ELLINGTON
Caravan (arr. Ployhar)
Medley for Orchestra (arr. Custer)

FARNON
Westminster Waltz

FAURE
Cantique de Jean Racine
Dolly Suite
Introit from Requiem
Pavane

FRANCK
Panis Angelicus
Symphony in D minor

FUCIK
Entry of the Gladiators

FUN
Some Nights

GARLAND & RAZAF
In the Mood

GERSHWIN
An American in Paris

GIACCHINO
Selection from The Incredibles

GOODALL
Love Divine

GOUNOD
Funeral March for a Marionette

GRAINER
Theme from Doctor Who

GRAY
Theme from Thunderbirds (arr. Catherine)

GRIEG
Morning from Peer Gynt
In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt
Peer Gynt Suites 1 & 2
Symphonic Dances

GRUBER, F
Silent Night

HAIRSTON
Mary’s Boy Child (arr. Hare)

HALLS
Wash me throughly

HAMLISCH
Selection from A Chorus Line

HANDEL
Hallelujah Chorus from Messiah
Music for the Royal Fireworks
Water Music 
(arr. Harty)
Water Music Suites 1 & 2

HARDIMAN
The Lord of the Dance

HAYDN
Symphony No. 92 ‘Oxford’
Symphony No. 97
Symphony No. 104 ‘Clock’
Trumpet Concerto

HEFTI
Batman Theme

HENEKER, D
Flash, Bang, Wallop! from Half a Sixpence

HENSON, POTTLE et al.
Muppets Medley (arr. Chase)

HEROLD
Clog Dance

HODDINOTT
Two Welsh Dances

HOLST
In the Bleak Midwinter
Jupiter from The Planets
Mars from The Planets
Somerset Rhapsody

HORNER
Apollo 13
Selection from Titanic (arr. Custer)

HOWARD, ROBERT A
Archforms
Ave Verum Corpus
Cortege
Dance of the Dead
Dance
Fantasy on Anna’s Theme
Festival Suite
Festive Fanfare
Folk Song

Ghost
Gloria Patri

In Memoriam BH
Jubilate Deo
Like Clockwork
Magnificat & Nunc dimittis

Mirage Sextet
Music to Hear
Procession
Promenade IV
Stations of the Cross
Three-Way Piece
Wesleyan Overture
Various arrangements

JACKSON, M
Michael Jackson Hit Mix

JENKINS, K
Agnus Dei & Benedictus from The Armed Man

JOHN, ELTON
Can You Feel the Love Tonight (arr. Brown)
Disney Film Favourites (with Alan Menken)
The Lion King (arr. Parson)
The Lion King (arr. Custer)
Your Song

JONES, Q
Soul Bossa Nova

JOURNEY
Don’t Stop Believing

KANDER
New York, New York
Selections from Chicago 
(wind band)

KHACHATURIAN
Adagio from Spartacus
Spartacus Ballet Suite No. 2

KODALY
Dances of Galanta

LANE, P
Jubilee Dances
Lyric Dances

LAURIDSEN
O Magnum Mysterium

LENNON, J
Imagine

LENNON & MCCARTNEY
Best of The Beatles
Beatles Medley
 (arr. Mendelson)

LEWIE
Stop the Cavalry

LIVINGSTON, J
Silver Bells

LOESSER
Selection from Guys & Dolls (arr. Custer)

LOEWE
Selection from My Fair Lady (arr. Van der Goot)
Selection from My Fair Lady (arr. Bennett)

LOPEZ
Themes from Frozen

LLOYD WEBBER
Pie Jesu from Requiem
Selection from The Phantom of the Opera
 (arr. Custer)
Selection from Evita
Symphonic Reflections

MAHLER
Symphony No. 2

MANCINI
Moon River
Theme from The Pink Panther 
(arr. Custer)

MANILOW
One Voice

MARKS
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

MATHIAS
Ave Rex
Jubilee Dances (arr. Lane)
Lift up your heads, O ye gates

Serenade for Small Orchestra

MEALOR
I Am the Gentle Light
Wherever You Are

MENDELSSOHN
Incidental Music from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Ruy Blas Overture

Symphony No. 3 ‘Scottish’
Symphony No. 4 ‘Italian’

MENKEN
Disney Film Favourites (with Elton John)

MERCURY
Bohemian Rhapsody

MORRICONE
Theme from The Mission ‘Gabriel’s Oboe’

MOROSS
The Big Country

MOZART
Ave Verum Corpus
Flute Concerto No. 1
Flute Concerto No. 2
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik 
(arr. Van der Goot)
Lachrymosa from Requiem
Overture from The Magic Flute

Piano Concerto No. 21
Symphony No. 36 ‘Linz’
Wind Serenades K375 & K388

McCARTNEY
Live and Let Die (arr. Kenny)

MUSSORGSKY
Great Gate of Kiev, The
Night on a Bare Mountain

NOON
Waltz in G minor (arr. Dean)

NORMAN, MONTY
James Bond Theme

OFFENBACH
Can-Can from Orpheus in the Underworld

PARRY
I Was Glad
Jerusalem

PERGOLESI
Oboe Concerto

PETERSON, JW
This Is the Day

PITONI
Cantate Domino

PONCHIELLI
Dance of the Hours from La Gioconda

POULENC
Concerto for Two Pianos

PROKOFIEV
Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2

PURCELL
Rondeau from Abdelazar
Thou Knowest, Lord

QUEEN
Bohemian Rhapsody
We Will Rock You 
(complete musical)

RACHMANINOV
Vocalise for violin and orchestra

RAWSTHORNE, A
Overture for Farnham

RAWSTHORNE, N
Christ Is Our Cornerstone
God Be in My Head

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Dance of the Tumblers
Scheherazade

RODGERS
Selection from Carousel (arr. Paul)
Selection from South Pacific (arr. F Rapley)
Selection from The King and I

ROSSINI
Overture: The Barber of Seville
Overture: William Tell

RUTTER
Christmas Lullaby
A Clare Benediction
A Gaelic Blessing
The Lord Bless You and Keep You
Requiem
What Sweeter Music

SAINT-SAENS
The Carnival of the Animals
Danse Macabre

Theme from Organ Symphony

SATIE
Gymnopedie No. 1

SCHUBERT
Ballet Music from Rosamunde
Octet
Symphony No. 5
Symphony No. 8 ‘Unfinished’

SCHOENBERG, CM
Selection from Les Miserables (arr. Lowden)
Selection from Miss Saigon

SCHWARTZ, S
When You Believe from Prince of Egypt

SHAIMAN
Hairspray (complete musical)

SHERMAN
Mary Poppins Selection

SHORE
The Lord of the Rings (arr. Whitney)

SHORT
Apollo Concerto No. 4 for bassoon & orchestra

SIBELIUS
Finlandia
Karelia Suite
The Swan of Tuonela
Valse Triste

SILVESTRI
Forrest Gump Suite
The Polar Express
(selections)

SIMON & GARFUNKEL
The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)

SLADE
Merry Xmas Everybody

SMALLS
The Wiz (complete musical)

SNOW PATROL
Run (orchestral)

SOUSA
Liberty Bell
Stars and Stripes Forever

STANFORD
O for a Closer Walk with God
Psalm 150

STANLEY
Trumpet Tune

STONE, D
Three Christmas Carols

STRAUSS, J
Auf Ferienreisen
Emperor Waltz
Tales from the Vienna Woods
Tritsch-Trastch Polka

STRAUSS, R
Wind Serenade op. 7

STRAVINSKY
Berceuse & Finale from The Firebird Suite
Pulcinella Suite

SULLIVAN
Iolanthe Overture

SUPPE
Light Cavalry Overture

TALLIS
O Lord, for Thy Tender Mercy’s Sake

TCHAIKOVSKY
1812 Overture
Marche Slave
Nutcracker Suite
Romeo & Juliet Overture
Serenade for Strings
Sleeping Beauty Suite

Sleeping Beauty Waltz
Swan Lake Suite
Symphony No. 3 ‘Polish’

TELEMANN
Viola Concerto

TORCH, S
Hansom Cab

TORME, M
The Christmas Song

TRAD.
Christmas Favourites (arr. Chase)
Christmas, That Special Time of the Year (arr. Custer)
God Save the Queen
Hornpipe

Joy to the World
Lord of the Dance
Music from Prague
Oh My Darling, Clementine
Portsmouth (arr. Kirk)
Various carols (c10, arr. Good, Van der Goot, Willcocks)

VANGELIS
Theme from Chariots of Fire

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Antiphon: Let All the World in Every Corner Sing
English Folk Songs Suite (arr. Jacob)
Fantasia on Greensleeves
The Old Hundredth hymn tune
O Taste and See

VARIOUS
Armed Forces on Parade (arr. M Sweeney)
Around the World at Christmas Time (arr. Chase)
Bells of Christmas, The
Broadway Showstoppers
(arr. Sayre)
Broadway Tonight (arr. B Chase)
Christmas Rocks at the Pops
Curtain Up
(arr. Krogstad)
Disco Lives
(arr. Vinson)
Jazzy Holidays
(arr. Vinson)
The Nineteen Twenties Selection 
(arr. Lawson)
Salute to Ol’ Blue Eyes 
(arr. Moss)

VERDI
Grand March from Aida

VIVALDI
Autumn from The Four Seasons
The Four Seasons (concertos)
Winter from The Four Seasons
 (arr. Van der Goot)

WAGNER
Entry of the Masters
Overture: The Mastersingers of Nuremberg

WALDTEUFEL
Skaters’ Waltz

WALTON
Crown Imperial
Spitfire Prelude & Fugue
Two Pieces for Strings from Henry V

WARLOCK
Bethlehem Down
Capriol Suite

WATTS, S
Bus Stop Blues
Daisy Chain Walk
Gobstopper Waltz
Here Comes Trouble
Razza Sazza
Scat Cat Swing

WEBER
Bassoon Concerto
Clarinet Concerto No. 2

WHITE, E
Puffin’ Billy

WHITE STRIPES, THE
Seven Nation Army

WILBY, P
If ye love me

WILLIAMS, J
Theme from ET (arr. Ployhar)
Great Movie Adventures
Themes from Harry Potter
Selection from Indiana Jones
The Olympic Spirit
Theme from Star Wars
Selection from The Empire Strikes Back
Summon the Heroes 
(arr. Custer)

WILSON, B
God only knows

WONDER, STEVIE
Superstition (with Jeff Beck)

ZIMMER & BADELT
Selection from Pirates of the Caribbean

Plus various pantomimes, shows, musicals etc.

Conducting Experience

Liverpool Mozart Orchestra
The Choir of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral
Merseyside Youth Orchestra (now Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra)
Wirral Youth Orchestra
University of Birmingham Chamber Orchestra
University of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
University of Birmingham Chamber Choir
University of Birmingham New Music Ensemble (founding member)
English Symphony Orchestra (audition – professional)
South Liverpool Orchestra (Liverpool Hope University)
Phoenix Concert Orchestra
COMA London Ensemble
COMA North West Ensemble
Forum Sinfonietta (London Composers’ Group)
Goldsmiths College Contemporary Music Ensemble
Runnymede St Edward’s Orchestra
Prescot Parish Church Choir
St Edward’s College Senior Orchestra
St Edward’s College Chamber Orchestra
St Edward’s College Junior Orchestra
St Edward’s College Senior Choir
St Edward’s College Junior Choir
St Edward’s College Flute Choir
Deyes High School Senior Orchestra
Deyes High School Wind Band
Deyes High School Voice Ensemble
Deyes High School Year 7 Choir
Deyes High School Chamber Choir
Knowsley Youth Orchestra
Mensa Musicians’ Weekend Orchestra & Choir
Wirral Co-operative Orchestra
Warrington Youth Orchestra
Prescot School Orchestra