Bob Bridges is Co-Founder of London Sings! and the founding Music Director of South London Community Music, the umbrella charity to which London Sings! belongs. Bob is also Conductor of South London Jazz Orchestra and Southwark Concert Band.

Bob has extensive experience of conducting bands and choirs, gained both in the US and the UK. In the US, Bob was Founding Director and, for eight seasons, Conductor of the South San Francisco Symphony. Also, for fifteen years, he was Conductor of the chamber orchestra and wind band of the Deutscher Musik Verein San Francisco, which garnered several international competition awards. His choral work has included numerous festivals and hundreds of performances, principally in Europe and the Pacific Basin.

Bob is also a Trustee of several UK-based humanitarian charities and is an officer of the British Association of Symphonic Bands and Wind Ensembles (BASBWE).

Bob’s extensive business affiliations have led to his being affirmed as a Fellow, by Royal Charter, of the Institute of Directors in London.