FDP Welcomes Ron Robinson, Music at Faith Des Peres
Born and raised in St. Louis, Ron Robinson received his Master of Arts degree in Orchestral Conducting and a Bachelor of Music degree in Horn Performance from Webster University. Ron has studied orchestral conducting, choral conducting, and composition here in the States and in Europe. He's had the opportunity to travel to Florence, Italy for additional studies in orchestral conducting and Vienna, Austria for additional studies in philosophy of music, horn, piano, and orchestral conducting. While in Vienna, he performed regularly as a soloist and an accompanist for vocalist and instrumentalist. An accomplished pianist, Robinson is fluent in jazz and classical styles. Ron has held the position as music director intern and keyboard programmer/technician for The Muny, music director for the Jewish Community Center’s Youth Theatre and Theatre Unlimited (a musical theatre company for adults with developmental
disabilities), and Spotlight Productions. He is currently teaching various music classes (AP Music Theory, History of Western Music, Composition/Computer Music, Concert Band, Pit Orchestra, and Contemporary Music Ensemble) at Crossroads College Preparatory School. As a freelance composer, Ron has composed for Green United Music’s catalog for film directors, editors, and producers in Paris, France. He has performed with Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina, the Webster University Symphony, the Webster Chamber Orchestra, Wichita State University Symphony Orchestra, the St. Louis Philharmonic, the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra, and the Vienna Horn Society.