Robert's general resume can be read below. For more specifics on his Music Theatre and Performance resume please visit the "Music Director" tab above.

 

 

Work Experience 

2020 

Casual Academic - Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) 
Musical Director - Voiceworks Vocal ensemble (ongoing) 
Collaborative Pianist - Voiceworks PLUS Vocal Ensemble (ongoing)
Musical Director - Voiceworks LITE Vocal Ensemble (ongoing)

Musical Director - St Michael & All Angels (ongoing)
Keyboard 1 - "WICKED" - John XXIII College

Collaborative Pianist - Wesley, Seton, Santa Maria Colleges, St Marys, St Norberts, PLC (among others)

Collaborative Pianist- Wanneroo Civic Choir (temporary)
Freelance collaborative pianist (ongoing) 
Studio vocal/repertoire coach (ongoing)
Studio piano teacher (ongoing)
Freelance performer - piano and/or vocals (ongoing)

2019 

Music Director/Pianist- “Miz Saigon” - Broadway Concert Series - Toronto 
Lead Vocalist/Keyboardist/Songwriter – “THE FAIREST AND BEST” - Toronto 
Repertoire Coach / Accompanist (freelance)- Sheridan College - Toronto 
Music Director/Composer/Instructor - KaraLee Theatre - Brantford, Ontario 
Music Director/Composer/Instructor - “How to Make a Bibbidi Bobbidi Best Friend” - THE CREATION LAB (Randolph Academy Kid’s Program) - Toronto 
Choir Director – RESA’S PIECES SINGERS - Toronto 
Choir Director – RESA’S PIECES CHAMBER CHOIR aka “The Treblemakers” – Toronto 
Choir accompanist – VILLAGE VOICES – Markham, Ontario 
Music Director – CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY – Guildwood, Ontario 
Audition Pianist - Mirvish Productions, University of Toronto, Stephanie Gorin Casting, Dayton/Walters Casting, Port Hope Festival Theatre, Showboat Festival Theatre, Bruce County Playhouse, Etobicoke School of the Arts, Tweed & Co Theatre Company, SmileTheatre Company (and others) 
Studio Vocal coach and accompanist 

AWARDS: Toronto Artscape Foundation Launchpad Bursary Commended Entry 2019 UK Songwriting Competition 

2018 

“Artist-on-Board” performer – VIA RAIL – Toronto – Vancouver - Toronto 
Music Director/Accompanist – ASL (American Sign Language) MUSICAL THEATRE INITIATIVE – Toronto 
Choir accompanist – SWAN LAKE SINGERS – Markham, Ontario 

Music Director/Composer/Instructor - “Summer School’d” and “Between The Lies” - THE CREATION LAB (Randolph Academy Kid’s Program) - Toronto, 
Music Director/Composer/ Instructor – LET’S WRITE A MUSICAL – KaraLee Theatre - Brantford, Ontario 

Accompanist - “THE DIRECTOR’S SERIES” (Tracey Flye, Robert McQueen) - Toronto Ballet pianist – Randolph Academy of the Performing Arts Kids Program (Sept-Dec) 

AWARDS : Douglas C Cowling Bursary in Liturgical Music 

2017 

Music Director/Pianist – “SEEKING REFUGE” – Thick and Thin Theatre - Toronto Fringe Festival 
Music Director/Pianist – “SONGS FROM LES MISERABLES AND MISS SAIGON” – Broadway Concert Series - Kingston and Brockville, Ontario 

Composer/Music Director/Pianist – “UP AND AWAY” - The Creation Lab (Randolph Academy Kid’s Program) - Toronto 
Composer/Music Director/Pianist – “BETWEEN THE LIES” - The Creation Lab (Randolph Academy Kid’s Program) - Toronto 

Choir director - "NEWCHOIR TOO" and gig director "NEWCHOIR" - Toronto's first rock choir - Toronto 

2016 

Music Director/pianist – “ECHOES – A NEW MUSICAL” – Toronto Fringe Festival - Toronto Lead Artist – “PATCHWORK VILLAGE – LIVE” – Jamii Esplanade – Nuit Blanche - Toronto Music Director/pianist/composer/ - “FATE CITY” – The Creation Lab (Randolph Academy Kid’s Program) - Toronto 

Featured Performer – Buffalo Bills Christmas Party – Buffalo New York 

2015 

Music Director – PETER PAN (Yellow Door Theatre) – Niagara-on-the- Lake 
Pianist and vocalist – SONGS IN THE KEY OF LOVE (Festival of Smiles – Smile Theatre Company) - Toronto 
Dance Accompanist – Ontario School of Ballet - Toronto 
Pianist – Grace Anglican Church – Markham, Ontario 

2014 

Music Director – ANNE AND GILBERT (Guild Theatre) - Charlottetown PEI 
Music Director/Piano - KILLER BUSINESS (Torrent Production - Next Stage Theatre Festival) - Toronto 

2013 

Music Director/Piano - THE BEAVER DEN (Jazz Squared Theatre Company) - Winnipeg Fringe Festival - Winnipeg 
Accompanist – George Brown College / Big Voices Studio – Toronto 
Dance Accompanist - Randolph Academy of the Performing Arts/Sheridan College - Toronto 

2012 

Music Director/Piano – FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (CATS Mainstage Theatre Company) Music Director – CRAZY FOR YOU - Toronto Youth Music Theatre Company Vocal/Repertoire Coach – Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts 
Dance Accompanist – Canadian Children’s Dance Theatre (2012 – 2013) 

2011 

Music Director/Piano - DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS and THE WIZARD OF OZ (Moonpath Productions, Empire Theatre) - Belleville, Ontario 

2010 

Music Director/Piano - THE FULL MONTY and ANNIE (Moonpath Productions, Empire Theatre) - Belleville, Ontario 
Music Director/Pianist - GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH - Brockville, Ontario 
Semi Finalist - 2010 Dallas Songwriters Association Song Contest 

Honorable Mention - 2010 Billboard World Song Contest 

2009 

“Storm in a Teacup” Released debut album “Storm in a Teacup” (June 2009) 

2008-2009 

Tanglefoot UK Tour: 
Keyboard player and vocalist with Canadian folk/roots supergroup “Tanglefoot” (Winner - Best Vocal Group 2007 Canadian Folk Music Awards) on two summer UK tours - United Kingdom Music Director/Piano – CATS (Stirling Festival Theatre, Stirling, Ontario) 

2005-2012 

Vocal Coach / Accompanist / Lecturer - Music Theatre Performance Program, St. Lawrence College, Brockville, Ontario: 
Vocal/repertoire coach for individual students/Accompanist for masterclasses and rehearsals/Devised, implemented, and taught “Pop/Rock Musicianship” course/Vocal coach/pianist for eleven highly successful SLC Stage productions: 

(A Chorus Line, Beauty and the Beast, CATS, Cabaret, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, Footloose, Little Women, Oklahoma, White Christmas, Fiddler on the Roof, Nunsense - the Mega Musical, and Grease). 

2005 

Music Director/Piano – 42nd STREET (MBS Dance and Theatre Company) - Kingston, Ontario 

2002-2005 

Accompanist - Queens University, Kingston, Ontario: Freelance accompanist in the Queens University Music Department (vocal and instrumental teachers) - Kingston, Ontario 

2001 

Music Director/Piano - CABARET (Scarp Theatre Company) - Perth Australia 

1990 – 2001 

Music Director/Orchestral pianist/Rehearsal pianist - Perth, Western Australia: 
Fifteen different productions by Omnibus Productions, Music Makers, Katanning Dramatic Society, Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Western Australia, Iona Presentation College, Perth College, Scotch College, Guildford Grammar School, and John XXIII 

Additional Experience 

I currently perform as a solo vocalist and pianist in various venues. I performed with the acclaimed Chilean group, “Los Chasquis” from 1995 to 2001. I also performed with the following Canadian bands: 
Michael George Band 
Duran Duran Duran 
Mixtape 

The Recaps 

Additional skills 

I am an excellent sight-reader and have excellent ability as an audition and/or masterclass pianist. 
Experienced and award-winning songwriter 
Journalist and editor 

References 

Jeff Madden - jeff_madden@hotmail.com

Oksana Vignan – ovignan@hotmail.com

 

 

 

 

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