Musical Director | Composer
Bob Broad studied at both Trinity College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music, gaining his BMus (Hons) TCM and PGDip from Trinity, in Organ and Piano Accompaniment, and PGDipRam in Musical Theatre Direction/Coaching from the Academy.
Recordings and broadcasts include BBC Radio3 and 4, and on the Opera Omnia label for Cancer Research. In 2003 he was awarded the FASC (Academy of Saint Cecilia), in 2005 won the London Cardnell Organ prize, and in 2006 won 1st prize at the International Handel Festival for Accompaniment. More recently Bob received the Cameron Macintosh Prize for Accompaniment In Song (2008)
Recent credits include; Musical Director ‘Ten Plagues’ (Royal Court/Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Festival) Rehearsal Pianist/MD ‘Betty Blue Eyes’ (Novello Theatre) Musical Director ‘Cradle Will Rock’ (Arcola Theatre, London) Repetiteur ‘A Dogs Heart’ (Complicite, Sadlers Wells) Vocal Coach ‘The Beat Goes On’ (Channel 5, Gallowgate Productions) Assistant Musical Director ‘The Fantasticks’ (Duchess Theatre, London) Musical Director, ‘Silence, The Musical’ (European Premiere, Stag Theatre, Victoria, London) Musical Director, ‘Jest-End’ (Jermyn Street Theatre, London) Assistant Musical Director, ‘My Fair Lady’ (Cyprus/Singapore/London)
Assistant Musical Director ‘Company’ (London) Musical Director ‘A Slice Of Saturday Night’ (Edinburgh Festival)
Rehearsal Pianist: ‘Tick Tick… Boom’ (Duchess Theatre, London) ‘The Last Five Years’ (Duchess Theatre, London) ‘A Man Of No Importance’ (Arts Theatre, West-End) Keyboards: ‘They’re Playing Our Song’ (Menier Chocolate Factory) High School Musical (UK Tour) Witches Of Eastwick (UK Tour) Musical Director ‘A Night At The Theatre’ (Manchester Royal Exchange/ Soho Theatre, London).