Robin Blaze

Robin Blaze (born 1971 in Manchester) is an English countertenor. The son of a professional golfer Peter, Robin Blaze grew up in Shadwell, near Leeds, and was educated at Leeds Grammar School, Uppingham School, and Magdalen College, Oxford. Having made his first solo recordings as a treble with Stephen Lomas, Blaze was both a chorister and an academical clerk at Magdalen College where he recorded with the Dufay Consort. After graduating, he won a scholarship for postgraduate studies at the Royal College of Music, where he continued to study with Michael Chance and Ashley Stafford. After completing his education, he took a position as professor of Vocal Studies at the Royal College. He has also studied flute, piano, and organ.