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Robert Bicknell

Robert Bicknell

Singing Teacher
Academic school:
Job title:
Singing Teacher
Higher qualifications:

Bmus (Goldsmiths)

Professional organisations:
British Voice Association
Equity
Incorporated Society of Musicians
Biography:

 

Robert trained at Redroofs Theatre School and Goldsmiths College (University of London). As a performer he has appeared in, Tosca, Aida, Carmen (Earl’s Court, Germany, Switzerland) Hello Dolly (London Palladium), Rocky Horror Show (National Tour), Godspell (National Tour) Pantomime Seasons at Theatre Royal, Windsor and Robin Hood (ITV), Lenny Henry Show (BBC), Doctor Who (BBC), Chapel Royal Choir, Hampton Court Palace and many cabaret shows. For television, The Big Breakfast, Popstars Germany, Popstars Switzerland, Give your mate a Break, Faking, Pushy Parents, Kensington Wives and This Morning.                                                          

Robert runs a private studio and many of his clients have appeared in major West End musicals, recorded albums and TV shows; He has taught at Goldsmith’s College, Sylvia Young Theatre School, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Redroofs Theatre School, Italia Conti, Pineapple Studios. He has also taught workshops and 1-2-1 in Greece, The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, Mallorca, Ireland, Dubai, Guernsey and Chile. He has also been Vocal Producer on many albums and singles - Presented many showcases at Bridewell, Centre Stage and Battersea Barge
              
Television behind Camera includes, Born To Shine, Goldie’s Band By Royal Appointment, Liverpool Nativity, Just the Two of Us, Flashmob The Opera and New Flashmob The Opera, MacDonald’s 10 Commercials, Lesley Garrett Tonight, Hidden Talents 1 & 2, Celebrity Stars in their Eyes, 'The Matchmaker'.

He has been involved in 'Sing London' - leading workshops to inspire singing in London in Museums and on buses! He helped raise £500,000 as singing teacher/vocal producer on the charity single 'Love Can Build a Bridge' Save the Children (Rwanda)

Television Coaching and Preparation

  • Born to Shine Dawn Porter Tracy-Ann Oberman ITV1
  • Lesley Garrett Tonight Josie Lawrence Marriage of Figaro BBC1
  • Flashmob the Opera Chorus BBC3
  • Brand New Flashmob the Opera Chorus BBC3
  • Liverpool Nativity Assistant Conductor/Coaching BBC 3
  • Just the Two of Us John Bardon,Gregg Wallace, BBC1
  • Brendon Cole
  • Popstars Germany Singing Teacher/Judge (series) RTL2
  • Popstars Switzerland Singing Teacher/Judge (series) ITV3
  • McDonalds 10 Commercials Musical Director/Singing Coach ITV
  • Charlotte Church Show (Pilot) Singing Teacher for guests BBC1
  • Hidden Talents 1 & 2 Ben Freeman, Jane Danson
  • Nick Wier, Tessa Sanderson LWT
  • Celebrity Stars in their Eyes Kirsty Young, Denise Welch Granada TV
  • The Matchmaker Singing Teacher Working Title Films

Television Appearances

  • The Culture show BBC2
  • Goldie's Band Singing Teacher BBC2
  • The Big Breakfast Singing Teacher (6 months) Channel 4
  • Popstars Germany Singing Teacher/Judge (series) RTL2
  • Popstars Switzerland Singing Teacher/Judge (series) TV3
  • Give Your Mate a Break Singing Teacher (series) Granada TV
  • Faking It Singing Teacher Channel 4
  • Pushy Parents Singing Teacher Channel 5
  • Big Breakfast, Arsenal Special Singing Teacher Channel 4
  • Kensington Wives Singing Teacher ITV
  • This Morning Singing Teacher ITV

Radio and Press

  • Eclipse FM (phone-in and interview) GLR, (BBC phone-in and interview),
  • Midweek (BBC Radio 4)  
  • Jumoke Fashola Show (BBC Radio)
  • The Stage, Daily Mail
  •  Popstars Magazine Germany
  • 'Sing London' - Robert lead workshops to inspire singing in London in Museums and on buses!
  • Helped raise £500,000 as singing teacher/vocal producer on the charity single 'Love Can Build a Bridge' Save the Children (Rwanda)

Website: www.singingteacher.co.uk