Robert is currently trumpet specialist at the Music School of Douglas Academy and teaches trumpet at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland junior department. He was previously the brass instructor at Hamilton College after holding the same position for many years at Glenalmond College. He has also taught at St Mary’s Music School in Edinburgh. Emphasizing this passion and commitment to youth music, Robert has conducted the National Children’s Orchestra of Scotland, and has been Course Director and conductor of the NYOS Spring Academy, the East Dunbartonshire Schools Symphony Orchestra and the Renfrewshire Schools Symphony Orchestra. He has acted as adjudicator for numerous school music competitions and other events, including adjudication for the final of the 2010 Scottish Concert Band Festival.