Bob Rowland

Opera History

Bob Rowland is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music, the Peabody Conservatory and the Academy of Vocal Arts. As a master’s candidate at Peabody, he was a student of the late Wayne Conner, who developed the History curriculum at AVA. Mr. Rowland has lectured on opera at over a dozen local institutions including the Curtis Institute, and has been a long time presenter of the Opera Digest at AVA’s Bucks County performances. He returned to the AVA classroom in 2011.