|ROBERT SUND – CURRICULUM VITAE BREVIS
.1963 – 69 University studies in Uppsala. B.A and M.A degrees in psychology,
pedagogy, sociology, musicology and English language.
1969 - 72 Working as a psychologist at the Stockholm University in the field
of rehabilitation of disabled people.
1971 – 75 Studies at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, choral
conducting with Eric Ericson.
Appointments as a teacher:
1975 - 2007 Music advisor and conductor at the upper secondary school level in Uppsala.
1979 – 95 Teacher of choir conducting at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm
1977 – 95 Principal Conductor in the Association of Swedish Choirs
As a singer:
1964 – 85 Member of the Olsson Quintet
1965 – 85 Second bass in Orphei Drängar, Uppsala
1972 – 75 Second bass in the Chamber Choir at The College of Music, Stockholm
1973 – 77 Second bass in the Eric Ericson Chamber Choir
As a conductor
1970 – 88 Conductor of the mixed University choir ”Allmänna Sången”, Uppsala
1975 - 2002 Conductor of the School choir at Celsiusskolan, Uppsala
1978 - 2007 Founder and conductor of the Chamber Choir at the Music School, Uppsala
1985 - Conductor of Orphei Drängar, Uppsala (1985-91 shared with Eric Ericson)
1986 – 91 Founder and conductor of the female choir La Cappella, Uppsala
1980 - Numerous commissions as guest conductor, e g at the Radio Choirs in
Stockholm and Vienna ,Eric Ericson Chamber Choir, Arsis, The Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and RAM in Tallinn, Kammerchor und
Landesjugendchor Rheinland-Pfalz, Coro Nacional, Havanna,
Coro Nacional and Grupo de Canto Coral in Buenos Aires, World Youth Choir
in 1994 and 1997,World Festival Choir, KAGGIK Canada,
The Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Göteborg, Örebro, Norrköping Symphony O.,
University Voices in Toronto 2000, 2002 and 2004, Texas All State Male Choir,
Numerous courses for singers and conductors in Scandinavia, Germany, Austria, Italy, England, USA, Spain, Venezuela, Argentine, Chile, Brazil, Canada, South Africa, Indonesia, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand.
Guest lecturer at the Universities of Kansas, Northern Texas, Minnesota, Tacoma and Edmonton as well as Musikhochschule in Düsseldorf and Frankfurt and Konservatorium in Riga.
Member of juries at choir competitions in Europe, Israel, Asia, South America and USA.
Conductor at many international choir festivals like IFCM World Symposia in Vancouver, Sydney, Rotterdam and Minneapolis; Europa Cantat in Strassbourg, Vittoria, Herning, Linz, Mainz; America Cantat in Havanna; Nordklang in all Scandinavian countries etc. 1993 -
CONDUCTOR OF THE YEAR IN SWEDEN.
Composer and arranger of instrumental and vocal music.