Rowan University

Robert Rowland

Bob Rowland received a Bachelor of Music degree in Applied Voice from the Eastman School of Music, a master’s in Vocal Performance from the Peabody Conservatory and a Diploma from the Academy of Vocal Arts. He has performed over 100 tenor roles in opera, oratorio and musical theater. For over twenty years as a high school music teacher, Bob taught music theory, an African-American music survey course, arranged for, conducted and accompanied various vocal and instrumental ensembles, and maintained a private vocal studio. Having coached, prepared and conducted all manner of musical shows from Mozart to Sondheim, Bob has seen former students go on to Broadway, Nashville, national television, recording careers and international opera houses. Additionally, Mr. Rowland is Music Director at the Unitarian-Universalist Church of Delaware County and lectures on Opera History and Recorded Vocal Legacy at the Academy of Vocal Arts.