Robert Wallace Laird
“Music is a journey of the soul. For those who wish to pursue its greatest depths and secrets it can be a rewarding place of solace and peace”.
Robert Wallace Laird was born in Chingola, Zambia in 1987 and lived there for eight years before moving to the Scottish Highlands. He began his musical journey with formal Piano lessons at age nine. He also taught himself guitar and has performed in bands of many genres such as, Heavy Metal, Scottish Folk, Rock, Jazz, Progressive Metal and Pop.
Robert attended the Ian Tomlin School Of Music in Edinburgh, Scotland, studying classical piano and composition. His compositions consist of solo piano works, string quartets, piano quintets, classical electronic works and orchestral/symphonic metal works.
Robert has based himself in Perth Western Australia since 2011 with his wife Beverly Chan and two sons, Kai Laird and Kenzie Murdoch Laird. He teaches full time and is the Honorary Representative for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in Western Australia.