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Saxophone Quartets Book 3

Saxophone Quartets Book 3Eight pieces for four altos or three altos plus tenor

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Soundscapes

Soundscapes10 advanced pieces for two equal saxophones

Grade 6+

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Songs without Words

Songs without Words4 beautiful melodic pieces for Saxophone and Piano

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New Trio CD

the time is now

equivox trio - the time is now

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Prevous Gigs and Events

Date Event (Click Event Name for details) Venue
4 Dec 2009 BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

7 Dec 2009 Royal Variety Performance

Royal Variety Performance: Blackpool Winter Gardens. Rob once again performs as part of the stellar band backing acts such as Alexandra Burke, Bett Midler, Diversity, Katherine Jenkins, Michael Buble, Miley Cyrus, Peter Kay, Sister Act with Whoopi Goldberg, Anastacia, Lulu, Mika,and Chaka Khan. (Broadcast on ITV1 later in December).

Blackpool Winter Gardens

15 Dec 2009 - 16 Dec 2009 Carl Davis conducts RLPO

RLPO: Liverpool and Nottingham respectively: Carl Davis conducts.

www.liverpoolphil.com

Liverpool and Nottingham respectively

19 Dec 2009 - 20 Dec 2009 Frosty the Snowman Christmas Concerts

RLPO: Frosty the Snowman Christmas Concerts.

www.liverpoolphil.com

RLPO

31 Dec 2009 Swing into the New Year

RLPO/John Wilson: Swing into the New Year.

www.liverpoolphil.com

RLPO

2 Jan 2010 - 3 Jan 2010 The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz: John Wilson conducts the RLPO, playing live to a screening of the classic film.

www.liverpoolphil.com

RLPO

19 Jan 2010 - 21 Jan 2010 RLPO: Bizet L’Arlesienne Suite

Preston Guildhall (19), Liverpool Philharmonic Hall 20/21. www.liverpoolphil.com

Preston Guildhall & Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

10 Feb 2010 - 11 Feb 2010 Halle Orchestra: Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue: Jazz Band Version

10/11/14 Feb. Bridgewater Hall, Manchester www.halle.co.uk

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

13 Feb 2010 BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

 New work.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

14 Feb 2010 Halle Orchestra: Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue: Jazz Band Version

10/11/14 Feb. Bridgewater Hall, Manchester www.halle.co.uk

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

14 Feb 2010 RLPO: Prokofiev, Romeo & Juliet

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool www.liverpoolphil.com

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

21 Feb 2010 Soloist in John Williams’ "Escapades" Concerto

Rob is featured soloist with the Orchestra of Opera North, in John Williams’ Escapades - from the Dreamworks Film “Catch Me If You Can”. Conducted by John Wilson. www.operanorth.co.uk

Leeds Town Hall

24 Feb 2010 - 25 Feb 2010 Michael Nyman Band

Michael Nyman Band, Spain. (Barcelona & Madrid) www.michaelnyman.com

Spain

27 Feb 2010 Threepenny Opera - Kurt Weill (BBC)

Following on from their acclaimed recording of the complete Threepenny Opera in April 09, broadcast on BBC radio 3 in the autumn (09), Rob joins the BBC Phil to perform the orchestral suite from this iconic work.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

28 Feb 2010 RLPO: Bizet L’Arlesienne Suite

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool. www.liverpoolphil.com

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

9 Mar 2010 RLPO: Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet

Preston Guildhall. www.liverpoolphil.com

Preston Guildhall

13 Mar 2010 - 14 Mar 2010 Saxophone Weekend

Join Rob for a weekend of workshops and concerts: Saturday Grade 3-5, Sunday Grade 6 plus. Evening concert Sat 6th with pianist Tim Carey...

Winchester

19 Mar 2010 World Premiere of the Orchestral Version of Andy Scott’s Dark Rain

With the Edinburgh University Music Society Orchestra. www.eums.org.uk

Edinburgh

29 Apr 2010 RNCM Saxophone Orchestra

Rob and Andy Scott direct the RNCM Saxophone Orchestra in a lunchtime concert featuring some amazing new music for this excellent young ensemble. www.rncm.ac.uk

7 May 2010 Apollo Saxophone Quartet

Apollo Saxophone Quartet: Shrewsbury School Subscription Series

15 May 2010 Halle Orchestra: Ravel's Bolero

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

16 May 2010 Halle Orchestra: Ravel's Bolero

Derby Assembly Rooms

19 May 2010 Ensemble 10:10 (RLPO Contemporary Music Group)

 Mark-Anthony Turnage: "Crying Out Loud" & "No Let Up" www.liverpoolphil.com

The Capstone Centre, Hope University

5 Jun 2010 Halle Orchestra: Ravel's Bolero

Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

28 Jun 2010 Liverpool Echo Arena

Liverpool Echo Arena

4 Jul 2010 Havering SaxFest

 A day of ensemble workshops and concerts. for info visit: www.eastcoastwind.co.uk

Upminster School

8 Jul 2010 Keith Nichols All Star Band

Rob leads the Sax section in this All-Star Band, featuring Matthias Seuffert amongst others....

10 Jul 2010 BBC Big Band with Clare Teal (Big Band Divas)

 Rob plays with this legendary Big Band for the first time in a programme of classic jazz and big band favourites with stunning vocalist Clare Teal

Brighton Dome

21 Jul 2010 - 23 Jul 2010 Manchester Saxophone Course

A NEW course, featuring three days of workshops, masterclasses, ensembles sessions and concerts. For more info and booking, visit www.singlereed.org

24 Jul 2010 - 30 Jul 2010 International Saxophone Summer School

International Saxophone Summer School, Woldingham, Surrey. www.summermusic.org.uk

Woldingham, Surrey

31 Jul 2010 Manchester Jazz Festival: New mjf Commission from Neil Yates.

Rob featured as part of this amazing new 18 piece big band project, written by jazz trumpeter and composer Neil Yates as an antiphonal project in this unique and beautiful acoustic. www.manchesterjazz.com

St. Ann's Church, Manchester

4 Aug 2010 Walton's Facade, with Psappha

 Rob plays the famous saxophone part in William Walton's hugely popular and entertaining "Facade".www.ldsm.org.uk/international_festival/

Lake District Summer Music Festival, St. John's Church, Kendal.

5 Aug 2010 BBC National Orchestra of Wales: Ravel's Bolero, Royal Concertgebouw Concert Hall, Amsterdam

Royal Concertgebouw Concert Hall, Amsterdam

13 Aug 2010 BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Proms: Dellapiccola: Partita

Royal Albert Hall, BBC Proms

19 Aug 2010 World Premiere of my "Song without Words" for Flute & Harp,

RNCM, Manchester: British Flute Convention

22 Aug 2010 - 26 Aug 2010 Harrogate Saxophone Summer School

Harrogate Saxophone Summer School www.windstruments.co.uk

Harrogate

16 Sep 2010 Pinocchio - Opera North LEEDS

Rob plays Saxophone and Clarinet in this amazing new take on the traditional tale - music by Jonathan Dove. www.operanorth.co.uk/

Grand Theatre, Leeds

25 Sep 2010 Pinnochio - Opera North LEEDS

 www.operanorth.co.uk/

Grand Theatre, Leeds

27 Sep 2010 - 29 Sep 2010 Tell Me On A Sunday: featuring Clare Sweeney

Rob deps on this national touring show, playing Saxes and Flutes. http://www.tellmeontour.com/tour.html

Dundee: Rep Theatre

1 Oct 2010 Pinnochio - Opera North LEEDS

 www.operanorth.co.uk/

Grand Theatre, Leeds

4 Oct 2010 Tell Me On A Sunday: featuring Clare Sweeney

Rob deps on this national touring show on Saxes and Flutes: http://www.tellmeontour.com/tour.html

Buxton Opera House

5 Oct 2010 Tell Me On A Sunday: featuring Clare Sweeney

Rob deps on this national touring show on Saxes and Flutes: http://www.tellmeontour.com/tour.html

Wakefield Theatre Royal

9 Oct 2010 Recital: Rob Buckland with Tim Carey, Piano

Evening Recital by Rob Buckland and Tim Carey (piano). Rob and Tim perform a wide ranging programme including music by John Williams, Takashi Yoshimatsu, Chick Corea, Will Gregory, Rob Buckland, and others.

19 Oct 2010 BBC Philharmonic Orchestra: The Music of Frederic Cerha

http://www.bbc.co.uk/orchestras/philharmonic/

BBC Studio 7, Manchester

23 Oct 2010 Pinnochio - Opera North LEEDS

 www.operanorth.co.uk/

Grand Theatre, Leeds

27 Oct 2010 - 30 Oct 2010 Pinnochio - Opera North EDINBURGH

 www.operanorth.co.uk/

Edinburgh

31 Oct 2010 CASS Young Soloist Competition

Rob joins the panel of adjudicators for this solo Saxophone Competition. www.cassgb.org/

Kneller Hall, Twickenham

3 Nov 2010 SaxAssault

First date of the autumn tour - catch this amazing group in a relaxed and informal setting....some amazing new charts and old favourites...http://www.saxassault.com

DeeBees, Winsford, Cheshire

4 Nov 2010 SaxAssault

 www.saxassault.com/home.html

Shrewsbury School, Shrewsbury.

5 Nov 2010 - 6 Nov 2010 Pinnochio - Opera North MANCHESTER

 www.operanorth.co.uk/

The Lowry, Salford Quays, Manchester

12 Nov 2010 - 13 Nov 2010 Pinnochio - Opera North NEWCASTLE

 www.operanorth.co.uk/

Newcastle Theatre Royal

14 Nov 2010 10th RNCM Saxophone Day

 Celebrating 10 years as the UK's largest annual Saxophone event, the RNCM Saxophone Day this year features Classical Virtuoso Johan Van Der Linden, Fiona Asbury, the extraordinary Carlama Orkestar (Balkan influenced Sax and percussion ensemble), and SaxAssault, the now legendary massed Saxophone session, a wide variety of workshops and masterclasses, and the UK's largest and most comprehensive trade exhibition. www.rncm.ac.uk/

RNCM, Manchester

14 Nov 2010 10th RNCM Saxophone Day: 14 November 2010

As we approach the 10th Anniversary of this unique event, I have written an article for the CASS magazine, which is copied here. See also: RNCM Saxophone Day.

Royal Northern College of Music

15 Nov 2010 Apollo Saxophone Quartet & SaxAssault

 www.saxassault.com/home.html www.apollosaxophonequartet.com

The Lighthouse, Poole

17 Nov 2010 Ensemble 10:10 (RLPO Contemporary Music Group)

Music by Gary Carpenter, Graham Fitkin, Martijn Padding, and Jenni Watson.

http://www.rlpo.co.uk

The Capstone, Liverpool

18 Nov 2010 Reflections: Rob is Soloist in Jenny Watson's new work with Ensemble 10:10

The Tate Gallery, Liverpool

19 Nov 2010 - 20 Nov 2010 Pinnochio - Opera North NOTTINGHAM

www.operanorth.co.uk/ 

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

21 Nov 2010 Ensemble 10:10 (RLPO Contemporary Music Group)

Music by Gary Carpenter, Graham Fitkin, Martijn Padding and Jenni Watson.

http://www.rlpo.co.uk

Hudderfield Contemporary Music Festival, St. Paul's Church, Huddersfield

27 Nov 2010 BBC Philharmonic Orchestra: Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem

http://www.bbc.co.uk/orchestras/philharmonic/

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

31 Dec 2010 Swing Into New Year: John Wilson and the RLPO

http://www.liverpoolphil.com

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

15 Jan 2011 Puttin' On The Ritz: John Wilson and the RLPO

http://www.liverpoolphil.com

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

24 Jan 2011 - 25 Jan 2011 Saxophone Masterclass and Recital

Rob has been invited by Johan Van Der Linden, International Saxophone Soloist, teacher and leader of the Aurelia Saxophone Quartet, to give 2 days of classes at the Utrecht University in Holland.

University of Utrecht, Holland

13 Feb 2011 Equivox Trio @ RNCM Day of Percussion

Equivox Trio performs a concert and masterclass at the prestigious RNCM Day of Percussion. http://www.rncm.ac.uk

RNCM, Manchester

20 Feb 2011 Equivox Trio @ British Saxophone Congress

Equivox Trio performs a short concert at the British Saxophone Congress, held at TCM. http://www.cassgb.org/news.php?id=61

Peacock Room, Trinity College if Music, London

20 Feb 2011 Equivox Trio

Equivox Trio makes it's London Debut at the stunning Forge, Camden. http://www.forgevenue.org/whats-on

The Forge, Camden

23 Feb 2011 Equivox Trio @ Sandbach Concert Series

Equivox Trio at the new Sandbach Concert Series 7pm. http://www.sandbach-concert-series.co.uk/2011-february-concert.htm

Sandbach Concert Series

12 Mar 2011 - 13 Mar 2011 Saxophone Weekend

Weekend of workshops, masterclasses etc. Concert by Rob Buckland and Percussionist Simone Rebello Sat 12th March. more info and booking: www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk / 01962 857275

Winchester,

17 Mar 2011 RNCM Saxophone Orchestra: Sax Europa and Beyond

The RNCM's Saxophone Orchestra, conducted by Andy Scott and myself, presents a programme of music influenced by travel through Europe and beyond.  Repertoire includes music by Will gregory, Andy Scott and myself, alongside folk inspired music from across Europe. Come and see some of the UK's finest young players put through their paces!http://www.rncm.ac.uk

Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

31 Mar 2011 BBC Philharmonic Orchestra: Britten: Our Hunting Fathers

BBC Studio 7, New Broadcasting House, Manchester

15 Apr 2011 MICHAEL NYMAN BAND

http://www.michaelnyman.com/info/calendar

CCR Concert Hall, Istanbul, Turkey

16 Apr 2011 - 18 Apr 2011 NYWE Course

Rob coaches the Saxophones in the National Youth Wind Ensemble, the UKs leading Youth Wind Ensemble, conducted by Phillip Scott.

Queenswood School, nr St Albans

14 May 2011 Woodwind Day

Rob works with young Saxophonists as part of this exciting day at Chetham's.

Chetham's School of Music, Manchester

1 Jun 2011 BBC Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Jan Pascal Tortelier

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet Suite.

MediaCity, Salford

3 Jun 2011 Friday Night is Music Night: BBC Phil conducted by Mike Dixon.

A selection of West End hits with a star-studded cast, introduced by Tamsin Outhwaite.

MediaCity, Salford

4 Jun 2011 Tell me on a Sunday: featuring Clare Sweeney

Rob plays flutes and saxes on this highly successful tour of the early Lloyd Webber musical.

Nottingham Playhouse

9 Jun 2011 Northern Sinfonia

Mark-Anthony Turnage's Kai (Concerto for Cello and Ensemble) featuring Rob and Carl Raven on Saxophones.

The Sage, Gateshead

10 Jun 2011 BBC Philharmonic - Friday Night is Music Night: The Great Film Scores

http://www.bbc.co.uk/orchestras/philharmonic

MediaCity, Salford

11 Jun 2011 RNCM Saxophone Diploma Recitals

Rob's 4th year and PG students give their final recitals. Open to the public - come and hear some of the finest young players in the UK.

Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

12 Jun 2011 RLPO - SuperOrchestra - Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet

http://www.liverpoolphil.com/4031/events-film-comedy-amp-events/superorchestra.html

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

16 Jun 2011 Nearly Dan

Rob joins the horn section of the Uk's leading Steely Dan tribute band. A great opportunity to hear these incredible charts with the full line up of band, backing singers and blistering horn section. http://bandonthewall.org/events/3006/

Band on the Wall, Swan Street, Manchester

17 Jun 2011 RLPO - Shostakovich Jazz Suites

http://www.liverpoolphil.com

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

30 Jun 2011 RLPO - Gershwin Concert

http://www.liverpoolphil.com

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

2 Jul 2011 Concerto For Saxophone - Ronald Binge

Rob is delighted to have been invited to perform Ronald Binge's quintessentially English Saxophone Concerto with the Sunderland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ray Farr. http://www.sunderlandsymphonyorchestra.org.uk/

West Park Church, Sunderland

15 Jul 2011 - 16 Jul 2011 BEACHED

Rob plays in this exciting new chamber Opera which is the culmination of a 2 year Opera North Education project.

The Spa, Bridlington

23 Jul 2011 - 28 Jul 2011 International Saxophone Summer School 2011

Join Rob on his summerschool, now in it's 12th year: More info and links are on the Summerschools page on the Educator Tab. 

Woldingham School, nr Croydon.

25 Jul 2011 Equivox Duo

Rob and Simone Rebello perform a set as part of the tutor concerts at this year's International Saxophone Summer School. http://www.summermusic.org.uk

Woldingham School, Surrey, as part of International Saxophone Summer School

1 Aug 2011 - 3 Aug 2011 Single Reed Summer School

Check out the links on the Summer Schools page on the Educator tab....

Manchester High School for Girls

21 Aug 2011 - 25 Aug 2011 Harrogate Saxophone Summer School

Check out the info on the links on the Summerschool page on the Educator tab....

Harrogate Ladies College

10 Sep 2011 Nearly Dan

Rob joins the horn section of the UK's leading Steely Dan tribute band for their return visit to the Sage.

The Sage, Gateshead

30 Sep 2011 BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Ravel's Bolero

Hanley, Stoke on Trent

1 Oct 2011 BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Ravel's Bolero

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

2 Oct 2011 Martin Ellerby Concerto Recording

Recording Martin Ellerby's Cinnamon Concerto with the RNCM Wind Orchestra for a new CD due for release early next year.

8 Oct 2011 Nearly Dan

Rob joins the horn section of the UK's leading Steely Dan tribute band for a return visit to the Stables.

The Stables, Wavendon

9 Oct 2011 Equivox Trio @ Barry Percussion Festival

Rob's Equivox Trio play a set from their The Time Is Now CD at this annual percussion festival.

Barry Comprehenseive School, Wales

11 Oct 2011 Equivox Trio @ Axis Arts Centre

Rob's Equivox Trio play music from their The Time Is Now CD, and new compositions and arrangements.

Axis Arts Centre, Alsager

13 Oct 2011 RLPO with John Wilson

Vaughan-Willams Symphony No.9

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

15 Oct 2011 Ripon Young Musicians Competition

Rob is guest adjudicator for this highly respected annual music competition.

Ripon

21 Oct 2011 BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Benjamin Britten's Sinfonia da Requiem

St.David's Hall, Cardiff

29 Oct 2011 Judy & Lisa

Rob guests as part of the band on this new touring show.

Regent Theatre, Stoke on Trent

13 Nov 2011 11th RNCM Saxophone Day

The RNCM Saxophone Day returns on 13 November, with the usual range of concerts, workshops and of course the now traditional Massed Saxophones session.

RNCM Manchester