Robert Buckley

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Robert Buckley


Bob (Robert) Buckley (b. 1946, Brighton, Eng.) is a composer. He has studios in Vancouver, Montreal and Holland.

Bob has a diverse career as a composer, arranger, performer, producer, recording artist and conductor. In the pop world, he has created several albums and hit songs with labels such as CBS and A&M. The number one single Letting Go won him a gold record. He has conducted and arranged for major artists such as Michael Bublé, Bryan Adams, Celine Dion, Our Lady Peace, Simple Plan and Aerosmith, to name a few. In the film and television world, he has scored many award-winning shows for Disney, Alliance, ABC, FOX, CBS, PBS, CBC and the Cartoon Network. In the live stage world, he has composed music for contemporary dance, musicals and large-scale worldwide television events including the Calgary Olympics, the Victoria Commonwealth Games, the Vancouver Olympics and the FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony with Cirque Du Soleil. He composed This Is My Home for the Canada Pavilion at Expo '86, a song that has been performed at every Canada Day since and has become a Canadian tradition.

In the concert world, Buckley has composed and conducted for major symphony orchestras, and his symphonic wind band compositions have been performed worldwide. A recent highlight was an invitation to be composer-in-residence at the 37th annual Southeastern United States Concert Band Clinic held at Troy University, Alabama, where his composition Continuum was premiered. His concert music is published by Hal Leonard, Alfred Music Publishing and C.L. Barnhouse Company.

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  • Bob Buckley Productions
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