Electronic Keyboard / Composition
MA, ARAM, GRSM, LRAM, ARCM, PGCE
Roger studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire and played with the CBSO, Midland Youth Orchestra and as a soloist on BBC Radio while still at school. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, he studied with Guy Jonson, Wilfred Parry, Erich Vietheer and Geoffrey Parsons.
He has taught in four London Boroughs, as a music advisory teacher, founded the Wandsworth Music Service and was Lead Adviser (Music) and Head of the Music Service for West Sussex County Council ‘Children and Young People’s Services: Learning’.
He was an examiner for the ABRSM for 38 years and was a Team Leader Examiner for EdExcel at GCSE.
Rogeris currently Director of Music at St Marys Chiddingfold, and has been an adjudicator for the British and International Federation of Festivals for 40 years. He is also an accompanist, organist and choral director.
He has given recitals at the Ribble Valley international Piano Week, a live broadcast from the Bridgwater Hall, Manchester and for many seasons was the soloist with the Performing Arts Symphony Orchestra in concerts at many stately homes throughout England. He has appeared under such conductors as Sir Neville Marriner, Edward Warren and Timothy Reynish and in concert with Martin Roscoe, Jane Irwin, Louise Winter and Janet Hilton.
He is currently Senior Tutor in Piano and Accompaniment at the Royal Northern College of Music, Tutor at Chetham’s School of Music, RNCM Junior School, and Manchester University. He has examined at the Royal Academy of Music, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and more recently at the Birmingham Conservatoire.