BETTY ROE


Photograph: Simone Canetty-Clarke

BETTY ROE MBE

composer, adjudicator, vocal coach

br@bettyroe.com

Betty Roe's versatility has enabled her to build a successful career as a musician in many spheres, with extensive experience as pianist, singer, composer, conductor, teacher, examiner and adjudicator.  She studied at the Royal Academy of Music, gained LRAM, ARCM and FTCL diplomas and was elected an Associate of the RAM in 1991.  She became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 1993. In 2011, Betty Roe was awarded an MBE for her services to Classiacl Music and Composition and made a Vice President of the British Music Society.  She is currently Joint President of the Association of Teachers of Singin (AOTOS) with Thomas Hemsley


For more information, visit www.bettyroe.com
and www.bettyroesociety.org.uk

 

COMPOSER | ADJUDICATOR | VOCAL COACH | ENTERTAINER | RECORDINGS

 

COMPOSER

As a composer her work embraces many fields:  solo songs, choral music, church music, revue songs, musicals, operas, instrumental pieces and music for schools.  There is a continued flow of commissions from choirs, schools and children's groups, solo singers and instrumental groups.  Her collaboration with librettist Marian Lines has been particularly fruitful and they have written many works for special groups and needs.  A list of her compositions published by Thames is available from MUSIC SALES LTD www.musicsales.com.  Recent publications are available from Robish Music - see www.bettyroe.com 

Betty Roe's music is also published by Kevin Mayhew, Chanterelle, Good Music, Forsyth, Yorke Editions, Recital Music and Robish Music.

Click on this link to view 
the Robish catalogue and mail order form to buy scores

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ADJUDICATOR, EXAMINER, PRESENTER
Betty Roe has had extensive experience as an examiner and festival adjudicator in all categories, also as a tutor at music weekends and summer schools.

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VOCAL COACH
Betty Roe is available as a vocal coach for singers, actors and instrumentalists working in both classical and popular fields, and advises on presentation and repertoire.  Please email for details.

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ENTERTAINER
Betty Roe specialises in programmes which explore an unusually wide range of humour in song.  She can provide entertainments of any length to a full evening's programme. Please email for details or to book an engagement, 

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RECORDINGS

Four CDs of Betty's music - one of solo songs, one of music for children, one of choral music and one of her cabaret songs are available from Betty Roe, (Robish Music).  Among the artists are Sarah Leonard, Martyn Hill, James Bowman, Andrew Ball, Ronald Corp, the New London Children's Choir, the Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, Allegri Singers, Louis Halsey and Three's Company Plus.  

Click on the sleeve to listen to an excerpt from Betty Roe's 
Goe and catche a falling starre 
sung by 
Trinity College Choir, Cambridge, conductor Richard Marlow. 
This is a streamed RealAudio file.
To download the RealAudio player, click on the icon below:

 

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Betty Roe is a member of the 
Incorporated Society of Musicians

 

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