Bob has been appointed as a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list for services to music.
He has managed the Dunedin Sinfonia, Dunedin’s regional orchestra and was Director of the Nelson School Of Music between 1987 and 1994. He has produced many concerts and events and produced Nelson’s first Arts/Music Festival in 1994. He currently manages the internationally acclaimed Adam Chamber Music Festival.
As a performer he has presented education programmes to over 300,000 school children in the last 30 years and has performed in most major concert venues around New Zealand.
As a sound engineer he has produced sound for many of New Zealand’s leading performers and has recorded a wide range of musicians in his home based studio in Todd’s Valley.