Chris Ma - Musical Director


Rob is, without a doubt, by far one of the best in his profession. He has proven himself to be excellent at this job whilst maintaining a friendly working relationship with other departments.

Having worked on three shows with Rob, he has completely proven himself to be an invaluable member to the music team. He is passionate, caring and knowledgable at what he does and is constantly delivering high quality work and elevating the music to the best possible sound! 

I trust Rob impeccably and I would hire Rob over and over without any hesitation.

Chris Ma - Musical Director

Chris Ma

Musical Director

About Chris Ma

Chris is currently the Associate Musical Director of Dear Evan Hansen in London’s West End. http://chrisma.uk

Chris started learning the piano at age 5 and has been playing ever since. He is currently living in London, working as a Musical Director and teacher in the Musical Theatre industry. 

Originally from Hong Kong, he came to study in the UK when he was 11, attending school in Taunton, Somerset until the age of 18. During his school years, Chris was known as the ‘artistic one’, completing his A Levels in Music, Art, Photography and Theatre Studies as well as taking part in numerous ensemble groups, choirs and theatre shows. He ultimately decided to pursue a career in music, successfully gaining a place at the prestigious Royal Academy of Music in London.

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"Rob's experience and passion allows him to deliver only the very best on every project he works on. I can not recommend Rob highly enough for all things theatre sound related."

wayne produces shows

Producer

"On a personal level, Rob has shown a great deal of integrity and has been a delight to work alongside. Amiable and honest, he has never lost his passion for keeping the show at it’s absolute best."

graham hubbard

Resident Director

"His mixing ability is of the highest standard and his knowledge of theatre practices is with out doubt and is able to follow through to ensure that the job gets done." 

tony gayle bob marley

Sound Designer

"Rob is regarded as one of the industry’s best Sound Operators and Sound Designers. I would have no hesitation in engaging Rob on my future productions and projects."   

daniel sparrow

Producer

"Rob's ability to deal with ‘difficult’ personalities together with his obvious ability for mixing a large scale production made him an invaluable member of the team."

nick

Sound Designer

"Rob was always concerned with the detail of the design, working hard to balance the clarity and quality of the vocals and music whilst serving the wishes of the director and producers and led the sound team well."

Producer

"Rob Summers is a consistent, solid and dependable Head of Department. I would have no reservation in recommending him to future productions."

Crispian Covell sound

Sound Designer

"Rob has very good technical skills combined with a natural flair for mixing music and a solid, practical approach to problem solving. He also shows good skills as a strong team-leader and would be a valuable asset to any production."

brian Buchanan

Sound Designer

"Rob's contribution has been consistently of the highest standard and has helped make this production"

Justin teasdale

Sound Designer

"Rob is, without a doubt, by far one of the best in his profession. He has proven himself to be excellent at this job whilst maintaining a friendly working relationship with other departments."  

Chris Ma - Musical Director

Musical Director