Staff Profiles

Arthur Robson

Principal Lecturer in Music & Director of Choral Studies

A.Robson@chi.ac.uk

Arthur Robson

Arthur Robson has directed many choral festivals across Europe and beyond: in Germany, working with Baden-Wurttemberg youth choir, and in Usedom on the Baltic, in Strasbourg, Brugge, Namur and Reykjavik for the Europa Cantat,.  He has been engaged as choral advisor to Les Jolie Notes children’s choir in Belgium, the University of Reykjavik and Reykjavik Cathedral Choir in Iceland, St Charles Boyschoir, Florida, USA. and has directed the international federation of choral conductors in Skaholt, Iceland.  He has led open singing workshops in Pecs and Kaposvar in Hungary, and also worked as facilitator and trainer for primary and secondary school teachers of music in Hong Kong

In addition to an extensive programme of choral direction and consultancy across the UK he is the composer of much published original choral work.  Amongst his other compositional output, which includes orchestral and musical theatre commissions, his String Quartet (2002) was given its first performance by the Razumovsky Quartet at the Chichester Festivities.  He is Principal Lecturer in Music & Director of Choral Studies at the University of Chichester