Robert Short teaches Vocals at BIMM Institute Bristol. American-born Robert has taught voice for over fifteen years. He began his music career at the age of eight singing in choirs, before studying a BA in Vocal Music Performance at the University of Oklahoma, and receiving a first class honours certification in Education from the Catholic University of America in Washington DC.
During the summer of 1999, Robert won a coveted space in the Opera Academy of Rome. Throughout his career he’s won numerous awards, including the Carol Brice Young Artist Award, Oklahoma Opera Guild Young Artist Award, University of Oklahoma Vocal Music Scholarship Award, as well as various other choral and solo distinctions and scholarships.
Robert’s career has taken him throughout the world, performing in many operas and productions, including Die Fledermaus, Die Zaubefloete, L'Elisir d'Amore, The Pirates of Penzance, A Hand of Bridge, The Crucible, JACK (world premier), Susannah, Porgy and Bess, Amahl and the Night Visitors, and Hansel and Gretel.