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Robin Scott


At home as a chamber musician, soloist, and concertmaster, violinist Robin Scott enjoys a broad musical career.  He is the first violinist of the Ying Quartet and as such, an associate professor at the Eastman School of Music.  He has won First Prizes in the California International Young Artists Competition and the WAMSO Competition, and Second Prizes in the Menuhin, Klein, and Stulberg International Competitions.  Mr. Scott has soloed with the Minnesota Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre National de Lille (France), the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, and others.  He has given recitals and performances throughout the United States and France, in such venues as Weill Hall and the Schubert Club in St. Paul.

As a chamber musician, he has performed at the Kennedy Center, the Library of Congress, and Jordan Hall in Boston; he has attended Marlboro Music, the Ravinia Festival’s Steans Institute for Young Artists, the Yellow Barn Festival, the Kneisel Hall Festival, the Chesapeake Festival, and other major music festivals.  Mr. Scott serves as concertmaster of the New York Classical Players, and plays often with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra as guest principal second violin.  From 2011 – 2013 he was Artist-in-Residence with the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra.

Mr. Scott was recently a student of Donald Weilerstein and Kim Kashkashian at the New England Conservatory in Boston.  He received his Bachelor’s Degree with Miriam Fried at NEC. In 2006, he completed an Artist Diploma at Indiana University, also under the tutelage of Miriam Fried.  Previously, he was a student of Mimi Zweig at IU’s preparatory program.

Photo credit: Steve Riskind