Brass Legend, Virtuoso Soloist, World Renown Teacher… These are just a few catch phrases associated with Roger Bobo. He is in demand world wide as a teacher of all brass instruments, adjudicator at major international competitions, and as a conductor.
Roger Bobo currently resides in Japan and teaches at the Musashino School of Music in Tokyo. Prior to this move to Tokyo he served as faculty at the Fiesole School of Music near Florence, Italy, at the Lausanne Conservatory in Switzerland, and at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England.
Orchestras around the world have seen Roger Bobo as soloist, conductor and coach for brass sections preparing major symphonic repertoire. His students currently occupy positions in major symphony orchestras and universities throughout the world, and several have gone on to develop successful solo careers of their own.
As a conductor, Roger Bobo has a strong background playing for and studying the rehearsal and conducting technique of the greatest conductors in the world. During his twenty-five years with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, he had close associations with Zubin Mehta, Carlo Maria Giulini and Andre Previn, not to mention the many world class guest conductors of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. A list of orchestras that have seen Roger Bobo as soloist, conductor or teacher would fill volumes. His career has covered as many continents as it has decades.
Complete listings of Roger Bobo’s solo recordings as well as commercial recordings with the Los Angeles Philharmonic are available on this site. Keep an eye out for future listings of film scores that feature Roger Bobo.