David Roberts LGSM
David Roberts is renowned as one of the finest conductors in the brass band movement and having led the Rothwell Temperance through its career of success and victories, he is much in demand as a freelance conductor across the world.
David’s career as a professional musician commenced following his studies at the Manger Folkehøgskule in Norway. On his return to the UK, his professional career has seen great success both in the UK and overseas with playing tenures at Yorkshire Imperial and Black Dyke Mills Band, which witnessed a string of competitive British and European victories plus concert performances in some of the world’s most famous concert venues, such as London’s Royal Albert Hall and Carnegie Hall in New York and with prestigious brass ensembles such as the London Symphony Brass Ensemble.
A regularly recorded musician, David has performed on no less than 25 recordings and numerous TV and radio broadcasts and as a conductor, David boasts a string of victories in the UK and Norway and regularly travels to work with a variety of brass bands on a freelance professional conducting basis as well as also being in great demand as an adjudicator.
Today, David is a busy professional musician, dividing his time between his role as Musical Director of the Rothwell Temperance Brass Band, working as a professional conductor with bands across the UK and overseas and inspiring the next generation of brass musicians with teaching in the Yorkshire region and tutoring, including being part of the tutoring team for the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain.