Bob has gained a wealth of experiences, particularly in musical theatre, in his 24 years working in Central Queensland.

He has been the Professional Conductor and Musical Director for Rockhampton Venues and Events, (Rockhampton Regional Council) Pro-Am productions of:

  • Dusty
  • The Boy From Oz
  • West Side Story
  • Paris
  •  Barnum
  • Fame
  • My Fair Lady
  • The Sound of Music
  • The Secret Garden (Regional Australian Premiere)
  • Chess
  • Jesus Christ Superstar
  • Evita

He was the Vocal Director for The Gladstone Entertainment Centre, Gladstone Regional Councils production of:

  • Les Miserables

He has been the Conductor and Musical Director for several Rockhampton State High School productions:

·  Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
·  Shout
·  Grease
·  Footloose
·  Salad Days

He was also the Director, Set Designer/Builder and Sound and Lighting Designer and operator for two of The Hall State School musical productions:

  • The Billabong Prank
  • Paradise Island
Bob has also had various roles in many other productions, primarily as the Conductor/Musical Director, Violinist, Violist, ‘Cellist, Vocal Coach and/or Orchestra Manager. These have been for Rockhampton Venues and Events, Rockhampton Musical Union, Gladstone Light Opera Society, Yeppoon Choral Society, Mackay Musical Comedy Players, Emmaus College, Rockhampton State High School and North Rockhampton State High School, amongst others.

Full Production History:

2012
Conductor and Musical Director, Dusty, Rockhampton Venues and Events, Rockhampton Regional Council (64)
Violinist, Proms Concert, Ipswich City Orchestra
Violinist, The Sound of Music, Mackay Musical Comedy Players
 
2011
Conductor and Musical Director, The Boy from Oz, R.V.E.   
Conductor and Musical Director, Oklahoma, Yeppoon Choral Society
 
2010
Vocal Director, Les Miserable, Gladstone Entertainment Centre, Gladstone Regional Council
Violist, Miss Saigon, R.V.E.
 
2009
Associate Concert Master, Gala Concert, Ipswich City Orchestra
Violinist, Call Me Madam, Y.C.S.
Associate Concert Master, Central Queensland Strings
Violinist, Orchestra Manager, Cabaret, R.V.E.
 
2008
Violinist, Assistant to the Musical Director, Beauty and the Beast, G.E.C., G.R.C.
Violinist, The Sound Of Music, Y.C.S.
Guest Violinist, Mackay Choral Society, Proms Concert
Violinist, The Wizard of Oz, Rockhampton Musical Union
 
2007
Conductor and Musical Director, West Side Story, R.V.E.
Conductor and Musical Director, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Rockhampton State High School
Violinist, My Fair Lady, Y.C.S.
Violinist/Violist, Camelot, R.M.U.
Associate Concert Master, Gala Concert, Ipswich City Orchestra
Violinist, J. S. Bach Magnificat Concert, Sinfonia of St Andrew’s with Brisbane Concert Choir
 
2006
Conductor and Musical Director, Paris, R.V.E.
Conductor and Musical Director, Shout, R.S.H.S.
Violinist, Fiddler On The Roof, Y.C.S.
Violinist, Seusical The Musical, North Rockhampton State High School
Violinist/Violist, Me and My Girl, R.M.U.
Violinist, Sirocco, Workshop and Performance
Solo Violinist with James Blundell, Biloela
 
2005
Conductor and Musical Director, Grease, R.S.H.S.
Guest Artist, John Nicol, Rockhampton Concert
Guest Artist, The Village Arts Festival, Phil Wright Quartet (and 2004)
 
2004
Conductor and Musical Director, Barnum, R.V.E.
Conductor and Musical Director, Footloose, R.S.H.S.
Violinist, Orchestra Manager, Oliver!, R.M.U.
Guest Artist, Carols In The Caves, Access Recreation
 
2003
Conductor and Musical Director, Fame, R.V.E.
Conductor and Musical Director, Salad Days, R.S.H.S.
 Guest Conductor, Tutor, Narangba Valley State High School Concert Band
Violinist, Orchestra Manager, Les Miserables, R.M.U.
 
2002
Conductor and Musical Director, My Fair Lady, RVE.
Violinist, Sweet Charity, Emmaus College
Guest Conductor, Tutor, Gladstone Primary Schools Band Workshop
Soloist, The Proms Concert, Rockhampton Concert Orchestra
Violinist, Crazy For You, R.M.U.
Violinist, Aladdin, R.M.U.
 
2001
Conductor and Musical Director, The Sound Of Music, R.V.E.
Violinist, Guys and Dolls, E.C.
Violinist, South Pacific, R.S.H.S.
Guest Conductor, Gladstone Secondary Schools Strings Workshop
Violinist, Oklahoma, R.M.U.
Ensemble Director, Violinist, Carols in the Caves, A.R.
 
2000
Successful applicant to the Symphony Australia’s National Young Conductors Competition
Violinist, Big River, R.S.H.S.Violinist, Vocal Tutor, West Side Story, E.C.
Solo Violinist, Guest Artist Carols in the Caves, Access Recreation
Violinist, Rockhampton Lady Mayoress’s Carols By Candlelight
 
1999
Conductor and Musical Director, Regional Australian Premiere, The Secret Garden, R.V.E.
Associate Conductor, Conductor and Tutor, The Central Queensland University Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor, The Central Queensland University Symphonic Band
Violinist, The Central Queensland University Symphony Orchestra, (since 1998)
Violinist, The Desperado’s, Rockhampton Little Theatre, theatre restaurant
Violinist, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, E.C.
Violinist, Bye-Bye Birdie, R.S.H.S.
Violinist, The Wizard of Oz, North Rockhampton State High School
Violinist, Pride and Prejudice, R.M.U.
Resident Violinist, Riverside International Restaurant, The Country Comfort Rockhampton
Violinist, 25th Anniversary Symphony Orchestra, Rockhampton Youth Orchestra
Solo Violinist, Tymepiece, Danceworx.
Solo Violinist, Guest Artist, Carols in the Caves, Access Recreation
Violinist, Rockhampton Lady Mayoress’s Carols By Candlelight.
 
1998
Conductor and Musical Director, Chess, ROCKPAC.
Violinist, Platypus Creek Bush Band, Rockhampton Bush Festival
Associate Musical Director, Violinist, Oklahoma, E.C.
String Bassist, The Hot Mikado, R.S.H.S.
Violinist, Annie, R.M.U.
Violinist, Rock and Roll Horror Story, Nice Try Theatre Company
Soloist, Violinist, Rockhampton Lady Mayoress’s Carols By Candlelight
 
1997
Conductor and Musical Director, The Rockhampton Youth Orchestra (since 1993)
Conductor and Musical Director, Jesus Christ Superstar, ROCKPAC
Conductor and Musical Director, The Sound Of Music, E.C.
Violinist, Platypus Creek Bush Band, Inaugural Rockhampton Bush Festival
Musician, Chemistry Magic Show, with Dr. Scott Fielder, Central Queensland University
Musical Director, Street Parade, Rockhampton Fringe Festival, Rockhampton Arts Services
Violinist/Music Theatrist, Eduardo and Son, Rockhampton Fringe Festival, R.A.S.
Violinist, Hello Dolly!, R.M.U.
Violinist, Rock and Roll Horror Story, Nice Try Theatre Company
 
1996
Freelance Violinist, Tamworth Country Music Festival
Conductor and Musical Director, Evita, ROCKPAC
Conductor and Musical Director, Fiddler on the Roof, E.C.
Violinist, Bugsy Malone, R.S.H.S.
Violinist, Guest Artist, Cafe Zollo Loupa, Rockhampton Fringe Festival
Violinist, The Factory Children, Allenstown State School
Violinist, Franklin’s Big Fresh Supermarket, in-store entertainment
Soloist, Violinist, Rockhampton Lady Mayoress’s Carols By Candlelight
 
1995
Founding Conductor, The Gladstone Symphony Orchestra
Violinist, The Wiz, R.S.H.S.
Violinist and ‘Cellist, Les Miserables, Gladstone Light Opera Society
Violinist, Poppy, Central Queensland University
Performer and Compere, Rockhampton Chamber Music Society Concerts
 
1994
Violinist and Violist, Nehemiah, Gladstone Uniting Church
Violinist, South Pacific, Gladstone Light Opera Society
Violinist and Violist, The Pirates of Penzance, R.M.U.
 
1993
Violinist, The King and I, N.R.S.H.S.
Violinist, The Boyfriend, R.S.H.S.
Violinist and Violist, Distant Music, Chamber Music Ensemble
Violinist, With God on Our Side, Brisbane Christian Fellowship
 
1992
Conductor for Ipswich Youth Orchestra II
Violist, premiere production of The Touch of God, Murray Wylie (& subsequent recording)
Member of Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra (since 1989)
 
1991
Concertmaster, Bach Society Concert of Bach, Schultz and Pergolesi
Violinist, The Jerusalem Passion, Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, & 1989
Violinist, Brisbane Christian Chamber Orchestra (since 1989)
 
1990
Solo Violinist, Bach Society Chamber Concert
Violinist, Conservatorium Tippet Festival
Violinist, To All the Survivors, Murray Wylie
Soloist, Violinist, The Jerusalem Passion, in QPAC Concert Hall (and 1987/1988/1989)
 
1989
Violinist, The Messiah Has Come, Christian Outreach Centre Performance
Violinist, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Bach Society
Violinist, Queensland Conservatorium Opera, Chamber and Bach Orchestras
 
 
For some of these shows, and others, Bob has also filled the roles of Director, Stage Manager, Sound and Lighting Designer and Operator, backstage technician, radio microphone technician, head flyman, flyman, head of side, props assistant and occasionally even page-turner!
 
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