Robin Wilson
July 29th – August 8th 2024
Robin Wilson (Australia)

Internationally regarded pedagogue, Dr Robin Wilson is Professor of Violin at the Royal Academy of Music in London and the Yehudi Menuhin School UK and 2023-24 is visiting Professor of Violin at the Mozarteum University Salzburg. He regularly serves on the faculty of the Keshet Eilon International String Mastercourse in Israel, Valdres Sommersymfoni in Norway and Morningside Music Bridge at The New England Conservatory in Boston. Previously he has held appointments as Head of Violin at The Australian National Academy of Music and Lecturer in Violin at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, the University of Queensland and The Australian Institute of Music. Robin has given masterclasses throughout Australasia, Asia, Israel, Europe, UK and the USA and his students are major prizewinners of international competitions, perform internationally as soloists and hold principal and tutti positions with many major orchestras. He is regularly invited to serve on the jury of international competitions.

Robin has performed at major venues and festivals throughout Australia, USA and the UK, is regularly broadcast on all the major radio stations throughout Australasia, and has released solo and chamber music recordings on Decca, ABC Classics, Vexations840 and VDE-Gallo. A member of the acclaimed Ironwood ensemble who have toured internationally, he is a former leader of the ARCO Chamber Orchestra and member of the Australian Octet, and has appeared as guest violinist with many leading Australian ensembles. Robin’s research into the performance practice of Brahms’s music was awarded the prestigious Geiringer Prize from the American Brahms Society and he has presented lectures and recitals at major institutions throughout the US and UK, including Stanford and Yale Universities. In 2018 he received a National Award from the Australian String Teachers Association for outstanding services to the string community in Australia. Robin studied in Sydney with Alice Waten and Janet Davies, and with James Buswell at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. He plays a violin made by the Gagliano family in Naples in 1784.

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