Tuesday 3rd October: 1400 Concert Room
Robert (Bob) Porter began studying the bassoon aged 11. He has taught in the Junior Department of the Guildhall School of Music since 1973, and as Head of Wind, Brass and Percussion since 1985. As Artistic Director of the Brandenburg orchestras since their inception in the early 1980’s, he has shaped their musical ethos and built a unique musical entity, recognised internationally. Bob is Head of Wind and percussion at the Junior Guildhall. He plays regularly with the London Mozart Players, as well as working with every major professional orchestra in London. Bob Porter returns to Wellington to work with our woodwind players, principally bassoon and oboe.