Robin Wilson is an internationally renowned pedagogue

His students are prize-winners of major international competitions and appear as soloists, chamber musicians, concertmasters, principal and tutti players in major orchestras throughout the world.

He is regularly invited to give masterclasses throughout UK and Europe, USA, Asia and Australasia and is on the faculty of the Keshet Eilon International String Mastercourse Israel, Valdres Sommersymfoni Norway, Morningside Music Bridge at NEC in Boston and on the jury of many international competitions. He is Professor of Violin at the Yehudi Menuhin School, and visiting Professor at the Mozarteum University Salzburg.

Previously, he was Head of Violin at the Australian National Academy of Music in Melbourne and also held appointments at The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, The Australian Institute of Music and the University of Queensland. In Australia he received a national award from the Australian String Teachers Association for outstanding services to the string community and was made an AUSTA patron.

Robin’s discography includes solo recordings on Decca and Ode Records and chamber recordings on ABC Classics, Vexations840 and VDE-Gallo. He has toured internationally, performing at major venues and festivals throughout Australia, USA and the UK. Robin is a member of the acclaimed Ironwood ensemble and is the former leader of the ARCO Chamber Orchestra and member of the Australian Octet.

Robin’s research into the historically informed performance of Brahms's music was awarded the prestigious international Karl Geiringer Prize from the American Brahms Society. He has lectured at numerous major international conferences and universities including Yale and Stanford.

Robin studied with Alice Waten and Janet Davies in Sydney and with James Buswell at The New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.

He plays a Gagliano violin (Naples, 1784).

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