Roger Bobo

Guest Artist, Brass

About Roger

Roger Bobo is in demand worldwide as a teacher of all brass instruments, adjudicator at major international competitions, and as a conductor.

Bobo currently resides in Japan and teaches at the Musashino School of Music in Tokyo. Prior to his move to Tokyo, he served as faculty at the Fiesole School of Music near Florence, Italy, at the Lausanne Conservatory in Switzerland, and at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, England.

Orchestras around the world have seen Bobo as soloist, conductor, and coach for brass sections preparing major symphonic repertoire. His students currently occupy positions in major symphony orchestras and universities throughout the world, and several have gone on to develop successful solo careers of their own.

As a conductor, Bobo has a strong background playing for and studying the rehearsal and conducting technique of the greatest conductors in the world. During his twenty-five years with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, he had close associations with Zubin Mehta, Carlo Maria Giulini, and Andre Previn, as well as the many world class guest conductors of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Bobo has been a soloist, conductor, or teacher at many leading orchestras. His career has covered as many continents as it has decades.