"Endo What?" Endometriosis is the answer. This disease affects tissue growth around the uterus and is a major but often unknown women's health issue, causing chronic pain and, in some cases, infertility.
Directed and produced by Shannon Cohn in partnership with the International Documentary Association, and featuring original score by Rob, this important documentary will raise awareness of the condition and prevent misdiagnosis, improving the quality of life for women everywhere.
Patrick Sheridan, one of the world's foremost tuba soloists, commissioned Rob to create a new work for solo tuba and wind ensemble which will be premiered at this year's annual U.S. Army Band Tuba and Euphonium Workshop. Headquartered in Washington D.C., The U.S Army Band "Pershing's Own" is the premiere musical ensemble of the U.S. Army and one of the world's finest concert bands.
The three-movement concerto, titled "Collusion", runs fifteen minutes and blends funk and pop music language seamlessly with classical tradition.
The premiere takes place at Brucker Hall in Fort Myer, Arlington, Virginia, on February 6th at 7:30pm EST.
The concert will be live-...
"Spin Cycle" by the Afiara Quartet, featuring DJ Skratch Bastid, was nominated for Instrumental Album of the Year. As one of four featured composers on this innovative project, Rob composed an original string quartet which was recorded by the Afiara Quartet, then remixed by Skratch Bastid, and then "re-remixed" with overdubbed string parts written by Rob.
"Moorka" by the Lemon Bucket Orkestra was nominated for World Music Album of the Year. This is the band's second JUNO nomination in this category. Rob was a member of the band for four years and participated in many recording projects an...