Robin WilsonRobin Wilson

Robin Wilson lectures in violin, chamber music and pedagogy at the Australian Institute of Music where he also teaches in the YAIMS programme. He lectures the Post-Graduate Violin Pedagogy courses at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and is also on the faculty of the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne. Robin holds Bachelor and Masters Degrees in performance and pedagogy from the Australian Institute of Music studying with Alice Waten, where he also worked as her assistant for several years. He has also studied at The New England Conservatory of Music the US with James Buswell, and worked privately with Felix Andrievsky and David Takeno in London and continues private study with Janet Davies in Sydney. For the past two years Robin has spent time at the Yehudi Menuhin School in England observing renowned teacher Natasha Boyarsky.

Robin is highly active as a performer. His first solo disc Melodie with pianist Kemp English, was released with Universal Music Australia on Decca to critical acclaim. Both Melodie and his second solo disc Soirée Musicale, recently released in NZ with Ode Records have featured in the top 10 on the New Zealand classical music charts. A further recording of Schubert’s complete violin sonatas is planned for 2008.
Robin is broadcast frequently on ABC Classic FM and the 2MBS-FM network in Australia and Concert FM in NZ. He performs regularly in Sydney, has given numerous recitals and tours throughout Australasia, is Concertmaster of the ARCO Chamber Orchestra, a principal violin of the Flametree Ensemble and plays with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra.