Quinn Robinson


Quinn Robinson attends the 2023 TSM Academy courtesy of the Neville Austin Fellowship.

Hometown: Norwalk, Connecticut  

Violist Quinn Robinson recently received a Master of Music degree from the Université de Montréal with Juan-Miguel Hernandez, as the recipient of the Cecile et César Uguay Scholarship and winner of the Bourse d’Excellence, Bourse Luc Vinet and an OCM/CANIMEX mentorship. He previously studied at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music with Ed Gazouleas. There he was a recipient of the Dr. Sarah Clevenger scholarship and performed as soloist Bartók’s Viola Concerto, as well as Telemann’s Viola Concerto on period instrument with the IU Baroque Orchestra. Past summer music festival attendance includes Keshet Eilon, Bowdoin, LyricaFest, Vivac-e! and the Borromeo Festival. 

He has been a regular guest player with the Orchestre Classique de Montréal and the Orchestre de l’Agora, and was a recitalist at the 2022 American Viola Society Festival/International Viola Congress. Past chamber music partners include Lina Bahn, Johannes Krebs, Thomas Chartré, Quatuors Andara and Cobalt, and members of the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal. 

This summer, he will be an Emerging Artist Fellow at Toronto Summer Music, as well as return to LyricaFest, and travel to Ajijic, Mexico for the Festival del Lago. He plays on a 2004 viola by Stefan-Peter Greiner.