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Harold Hall Robinson

A. Margaret Bok Chair in Double Bass Studies
Orchestral Repertoire (Double Bass)

Appointed principal bass of the Philadelphia Orchestra beginning with the 1995-96 season, Harold Hall Robinson served for ten years as principal bass of the National Symphony Orchestra and eight years as associate principal of the Houston Symphony. Prior to that he was a member of the Santa Fe Opera Orchestra.

A prizewinner of the 1982 Isle of Man Solo Competition, he has performed as a soloist with the Philadelphia, National Symphony, and Houston Symphony orchestras; New York Philharmonic; and American Chamber Orchestra, as well as other ensembles.Mr. Robinson leads a master class at the Young Artist Summer Program as part of Curtis Summerfest 2016.

Mr. Robinson joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 1995.


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Meet the Faculty: Harold Hall Robinson
Overtones, Spring 2016