Bob Moore is a composer with a multifaceted résumé.
To date he has published over 200 choral and instrumental works, many of which have been recorded on six CDs and appear in various hymnals.
He was a resident composer in the Faith Partners Program, sponsored by the American Composers Forum, a finalist in the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra’s Fresh Ink Competition, and composer in residence for the St. Augustine Music Festival (of which he was a co-founder). La Década was commissioned by the SAMF to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the festival.
As composer in residence for the St. Augustine Orchestra, he has composed a number of works including the festive overture, Aurelia; Someday, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act; and Saxophonic, a concerto for saxophone.
In addition to sacred music, his catalog contains art songs and compositions for solo piano, chamber ensembles, band and orchestra. Several of his works have received awards and many have been composed on commission.
He served for 20 years as the Director of Liturgical Music at San Jose Catholic Church in Jacksonville, Florida, and was the Director of Music Ministry at the Cathedral-Basilica of St. Augustine (FL) and Director of Music for St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church. He is currently the Director of Music Ministry at The Episcopal Church of Our Savior.
He has taught privately as well as band, chorus and general music in public and private schools while serving as artistic director for two community choruses (The Amelia Island Chorale and The Orange Park Chorale). He teams with percussionist Tony Steve and saxophonist Joe Yorio in the trio, De Profundis, which performs sacred jazz and world music.
His publishers include G.I.A. Publications, Hal Leonard, Oregon Catholic Press, World Library Publications, Santa Barbara Music Publishers, Augusburg Fortress, Morningstar, and MusicSpoke.
Bob studied composition with Richard Proulx, William Schirmer, Gordon Goodwin, and Bud Udell at the University of South Carolina, Jacksonville University, and the University of Florida.
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