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Brad Robin

MM DePaul University
PhD University of North Texas
Brad Robin composes and conducts music in a multitude of styles for soloists and ensembles ranging from jazz band to contemporary chamber groups and orchestras. Compositions have also included a computer component designed to manipulate and augment the sound of acoustic instruments. As a pianist and keyboardist, he composes and performs music for dance, theatre, film and multimedia performance art. In addition to the United States, his music has been performed in Croatia, Mexico and New Zealand.

Upcoming premieres include the Steam for fixed media at New York City Electroacoustic Festival, Fracture for piano, drum set, and fixed media at NSEME LSU, and the premiere of Gasp for contrabass and electronics at University of North Texas. Recent performances include Phase: Transmuted Agony for chamber ensemble, fixed media and dance, International New Directions in the Humanities Conference in Chicago, Texas Dance Improvisation Festival, and the Uzmah–Upbeat festival in Croatia.

 Having completed a PhD in Music Composition from the University of North Texas and Master's degree in music composition at DePaul University, he currently resides in Chicago with his wife Nicole and continues his studies at Northwestern University. His instructors include Stephan Moore, Kurt Westerberg, Juan Campoverde, Christopher Trebue Moore, Joel Hoffman, Claudia Howard Queen, Jon Nelson, Kirsten Broberg, Joseph Klein, and Panyiotis Kokoras, Andrew May, and Richard DeRosa.

For more information about Brad Robin, visit his website.