I was asked by Rob Burton’s father to record Rob live at a Christmas concert in Spaldwick Church. He played a modern composition entitled ‘Braemar’ by Graham Fitkin, who is a British composer, pianist and conductor. This piece was premiered in St. Margaret’s, Braemar at the 2017 ‘One Fine Day’ Music Festival and was played by Rob Burton during the BBC Young Musician of the Year Woodwind Finals in April 2018. The saxophone was invented much later than other traditional […] . Click here to read the full article.
It was lovely to see saxophonist Rob Burton and his brother James perform together at the 2018 Christmas carol concert in Spaldwick Church. Despite it being an amazing year for Rob, winning the Woodwind Final of BBC Young Musician and getting through to the final of the competition, it was great to see the two brothers together for the Christmas period just having fun and not taking themselves too seriously. In the video below, saxophonist Rob Burton performs the piece […] . Click here to read the full article.
I’ve known Rob Burton and his mother and father for many years, and Rob was in the same school year as my daughter Bethany. It’s always a pleasure to photograph or record Rob when I get the chance. The earliest photos I have are when I recorded Rob at a concert in Grafham back in 2012. Rob was only 12 years of age, but already showed impressive talent. The photo below is my favourite, as it shows proud dad in […] . Click here to read the full article.