Known for his energetic and flamboyant style Bertie Webb is quickly developing a name as an up and coming conductor.
Bertie has conducted everything from professional orchestras and choirs to string quartets and school ensembles.
Bertie studied conducting at the university of Huddersfield under award winning conductor Natalia Luis-Bassa and was asked to conduct the university orchestra. He started his own orchestra whilst at university, taking on Beethoven's infamous 5th symphony for their first work!
From rehearsals to concert Bertie likes to be as involved as possible. If you are looking for an energetic conductor to lead and inspire your group or ensemble then Bertie is available to hire for any project.
Bertie offers masterclasses for all groups and ensembles. From orchestras to choirs, string quartets to rock bands, if you are wanting to unlock your groups potential, prepare for a concert or just help developed your sound then a masterclass with Bertie is exactly what you need!
For all master classes Bertie will require a copy of the music before hand so he can prepare the lesson properly. These classes can be as long as you like but a minimum of 2 hours is recommended.
If you would like to book a masterclass with Bertie then please get in touch.
Bertie Webb is a professional musician, conductor and music teacher specialising in voice, percussion, string and guitar instruments.
Bertie has performed in thousands of concerts since his debut at the age of 2, playing over 200 gigs in 2013 alone. These include performances for celebrities and royalty, playing cello for HRH Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Phillip as well as singing for HRH Price Charles.
Bertie has toured all over the UK and Europe, and has headlined some prestigious venues including; The NEC (Birmingham,) Aintree Racecourse and The Cavern Club (Liverpool,) as well as playing with some highly regarded ensembles including The Orchestra of The Swan as the soloist for their Snowman tour.
Bertie was a founding member of the world’s first ‘bandeoke band’ playing hundreds of gigs around the UK and Europe for names such as; Pfizer, MTV, Sky, Gala, De Vere and Marriott (to name but a few.) He also started his own record label and recording studio producing over 300 tracks.
Bertie studied cello under James Halsey, from the Royal College of Music, and music (BMus hons) at The University of Huddersfield (studying conducting under award winning conductor Natalia Luis-Bassa and composition and performance under world renowned pianist Dr. Philip Thomas.)
Bertie's main instrument is his voice, studying under English National Opera's principal baritone Christopher Booth-Jones. Bertie has performed in many musicals and stage productions, taking the lead roles in Oliver, Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, Grease and Oklahoma.
Bertie has taught hundreds of pupils offering instrumental lessons up to grade 8 in; guitar, voice, piano, violin, cello, bass guitar, drums, ukelele, double bass and music theory.
When he is not teaching or gigging Bertie is always hard at work practising and recording. He works with musicians and ensembles from all over the UK and further afield. From singer songwriters who need backing tracks for their latest single to orchestras and choirs looking for an original composition to perform. Bertie is available to hire for masterclasses, recording sessions, workshops and commissions.