At home as a soloist, chamber musician, and concertmaster, violinist Robin Scott enjoys a broad musical career. He has competed internationally, winning 1st prizes in the California International Young Artists Competition and the WAMSO Young Artist Competition, and 2nd Prizes in the Yehudi Menuhin International Violin Competition, the Irving M Klein International String Competition, and the Stulberg International String Competition. He has soloed with the Minnesota Orchestra, the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre National de Lille (France), the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra and many others. He has given numerous recitals and performances throughout the United States and abroad, 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, the Smithsonian Institution, Jordan Hall, the Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum, the Perelman Theatre at the Kimmel Center, Weill Hall, the Morgan Library, and Town Hall in New York City. He has attended or appeared at various festivals, including Marlboro Music, Ravinia’s Steans Institute for Young Artists, the Yellow Barn Festival, the Kneisel Hall Festival, the Saratoga Chamber Music Festival, the Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival, MusicIC in Iowa City, and others. He has participated in various tours under the auspices of Marlboro and Ravinia.
Scott serves as concertmaster of the New York Classical Players. He has played with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra as guest principal 2nd violin, and with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic as guest concertmaster. From 2011-2013 he was concertmaster of and Artist in Residence with the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra.
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, where he was the recipient of the Presidential Award. 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.