Robert enjoys teaching trumpet and taking performance classes at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland junior department and for the Music School of Douglas Academy.
Committed as he is to the advancement of youth music, Robert works regularly for NYOS and WOSIS either as a brass instructor or on the audition panels. He has adjudicated numerous school music competitions and for many years taught at Glenalmond College and at St Mary’s Music School as a visiting brass instructor.
He is noted for his friendly, sympathetic, yet profoundly professional approach to teaching and mentoring at all levels.
Many of his students have gone on to study at leading music conservatoires throughout the UK.