Rob Kobus is the Artistic Director for Capital Carillon, Inc., a professional handbell group that rehearses and performs in the Washington D.C. Area. He also is a change ringer with the Washington National Cathedral, Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. Washington.
Rob attended Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey as a Church Music Major and while in New Jersey was appointed as Director of Music, Trinity Church, Hackettstown. The choirs at Hackettstown consisted of nine handbell choirs, nine vocal choirs, and numerous children choirs.
Upon returning to the Washington, D.C. area, he was appointed as Interim Director of Handbells at Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church, Washington D.C., and was also appointed as the Area III Metro D.C. representative for the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers (AGEHR).
Rob is a member of the AGEHR, the American Guild of Organists, the Royal College of Church Music, and the North American Guild of Change Ringers.
He has performed with the New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall, Carnegie Hall, NSO National Symphony Orchestra, Riverside Church in New York City, and Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, also in New York City.