Robin Schulze is a native of Santa Monica, California and is in his first year with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Prior to moving to Chicago, Robin was an active freelancer throughout Los Angles, performing with the Hollywood Chamber Orchestra, Southeast Symphony, Redlands Symphony Orchestra, as well recording for movie and video game soundtracks. He has been a fellow at Music Academy of the West, Moritzburg Festival Academy, and the Napa Valley Music Festival.
As an educator, Robin served as a teaching artist for the Jumpstart Young Musicians Program at The Colburn School, a tuition-free program that provides music education for low-income Los Angeles area students. He also maintained a small private studio of high school trombonists.
While attending Colburn, Robin worked in the communications department, helping with the schools’ social media output on their Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages. He also helped start the schools Snapchat account. He is constantly looking for ways to introduce classical music to new audiences and is excited to be a part of the Fellowship program so he can explore more ways to do so, in Chicago and beyond!
Robin holds degrees from The Colburn School, Northwestern University, and St. Olaf College. His primary teachers include Mark Lawrence, John Lofton, Michael Mulcahy, Randall Hawes, Christopher Davis, Douglas Wright, Timothy Higgins, Paul Niemisto, Larry Zimmerman, and Sara Limebrook.