Duncan Rock MCSP

MMus MMperf MSc

Duncan is a graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London) and West Australian Academy of Performing Arts. He has an active career as an operatic Baritone performing roles at many of the world’s leading opera houses including: the Metropolitan Opera, the Royal Opera, Glyndebourne, English National Opera, Teatro Real and the Boston Lyric Opera. As a baritone soloist he has recorded and performed with the London Symphony Orchestra and the BBC Symphony orchestra.

Concurrently with his performing career Duncan holds an MSc in Physiotherapy and a Masters in Human Nutrition.   As a physiotherapist he works full time at the Sussex Back Pain Clinic, focusing on non-surgical treatment of spinal pathology and back pain.  As a nutritionist he offers nutrition seminars and individual consultations, working in close contact with many educational institutions and with the artists at the San Francisco Opera.

His speciality is combining his parallel fields of study and providing health information for performing artists. He is cognisant, from both an academic and personal standpoint, of the heavy demands of a busy performing schedule that often includes the demands of rigorous travel. He has been using his knowledge of physical movement and nutrition to help other performers attain optimal vocal and physical health.

Qualifications / Certificates

  • MMus (voice)
  • MMperf (opera)
  • Masters (Nutritional Science)
  • MSc (Physiotherapy)