Robert Hall

Robert Hall

Full Professor

Department of Music
Arts
SE-106I, Education Building Sudbury Campus

Biography

Dr. Robert Hall completed his undergraduate degree in piano performance at Wilfrid Laurier University before going on to spend several years as a professional chorister with both the Vancouver Chamber Choir and the Tudor Singers of Montreal. He then completed his Master of Music degree in voice performance at the University of Regina before pursuing his doctorate in choral music from the University of Illinois. He has held faculty positions at the University of Regina, the University of Saskatchewan, the State University of New York-Plattsburgh, the University of Guelph, and currently Laurentian University, where he is an Associate Professor of the Department of Music.

As a baritone soloist, Hall has in recent years performed such works as Handel's Messiah, the Orff Carmina Burana, the Fauré Requiem, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and the Brahms Requiem. In 2005, he was the featured vocalist for the retirement of Justice John C. Major at the Supreme Court of Canada. More recently, Hall sang the world premiere of American composer Marshall Onofrio's Carmina Whitmania at the 2006 convention of Delta Omicron in Bloomington, Illinois.

Dr. Hall continues to practice in the field of church music and holds the Associate and Choir Master diplomas from the Royal Canadian College of Organists as well as a Fellowship from the American Guild of Organists. He is currently Director of Music at St. Andrew's United Church in Sudbury. In demand as an adjudicator and clinician, he has adjudicated at festivals from British Columbia to Ontario.

Education

  • ARCT
  • BMus
  • MMus
  • AMusD
  • FAGO
  • Awards

  • Publications