News

Adjudicator's thoughts ahead of Yorkshire Regional Championships
Robert Childs will be adjudicating the 3rd section of the Yorkshire Regional Championships this Saturday. Read his thoughts on Philip Sparke's set test.
05 Mar 2015

Childs to lead Conductors Workshop Downunder
Dr Robert Childs, Principal Conductor of the Grimethorpe Colliery Band is to deliver a Conductors Workshop directly after the 2014 Australian National Band Championships in Brisbane.
21 Feb 2014

Grimethorpe Colliery Band secure Robert Childs
The world's most famous brass band appoint Robert Childs as Principal Conductor & Director of Music
03 Jan 2014

Dutch Inspiration
View a video report from Robert Childs' recent visit to Holland in collaboration with Besson Musical Instruments.
05 Dec 2013

Childs set for Oslo lead in Bergen
Dr Robert Childs will lead Oslo Brass at the 2014 Norwegian National Championships in Bergen.
16 Nov 2013

Japanese Professorship for Childs
Robert Childs joins Vladimir Ashkenazy as a guest professor of the Senzuku Gakuen College of Music.
17 Aug 2013

RASWA link up with Robert Childs Down Under
Dr. Robert Childs returns to Perth to conduct at the 2013 Australian Nationals.
12 Feb 2013

A return to Queensbury for Robert
Dr Robert Childs has accepted the post of Principal Guest Conductor at Black Dyke.
01 Oct 2012

Childs to conduct NZ National Band
Dr Robert Childs appointed MD of National Band of New Zealand for 2013/14 tours.
21 Sep 2012

Childs era to end at Cory
Dr Robert Childs announces resignation from Cory after 12 years of unprecedented success...
20 Mar 2012

On Top of the World Again
For the fourth consecutive year Cory find themselves leading the official world rankings.
23 Dec 2010

Cory Band Awards Evening 2010
Not even a blizzard in South Wales could stop Cory Band's 2010 Annual Awards Dinner which took place on Saturday 18th December at the Park Plaza Hotel in Cardiff.
22 Dec 2010

New Cory CD - Out Now!
EMI's latest release 'This Land of Ours' featuring the Cory Band performing the music of Karl Jenkins was recently launched in Wales' Millenium Stadium. See the TV Commercial here.
18 Oct 2007

Rave Review for Robert's latest Solo Album - Celebration
"The results are performances of rare musicality wonderfully mature in the right musical sense of the word." Read the rest of this review.
11 Oct 2007

This Land of Ours
View the stunning new promotional video for Cory's debut release on the EMI label - 'This Land of Ours'
08 Oct 2007

Its Official - No. 1 in the World!
The Cory Band were recently crowned 'British Open' Champions taking them to No.1 in the world.
08 Oct 2007

Prestigious Iles Medals bestowed upon Childs Brothers
Two of banding's most famous and successful brothers, Robert and Nicholas Childs have been awarded the prestigious Iles Medal from the Worshipful Company of Musicians.
13 Jul 2007

Cory in Concert with the Royal Philharmonic
On Saturday 28th July the Cory band will be sharing the stage with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Last Night of the Welsh Proms
28 May 2007

Cory European Adjudications
Interesting adjudications from the 2007 European Championships. One judge couldn't spell rhythmic but that observation apart, quite a good show!
11 May 2007

Successful Workshop to Run Again
On June 24th the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and the Cory Band will once again join forces for their 5th Brass Workshop directed by Dr. Robert Childs.
10 May 2007

Thanks
Robert says a big THANKS
05 Apr 2007

Happy Birthday Dad

We wanted to give you a memorable 50th birthday surprise you could both enjoy and use, so we came up with www.robertchilds.co.uk
01 Apr 2007