Robert Baldwin is Music Director for the Salt Lake Symphony and Director of Orchestral Activities at the University of Utah. He also serves as Music Director for the recently formed Sinfonia Salt Lake, a professional chamber orchestra; and is the conductor of UK Opera Theatre’s It’s a Grand Night for Singing. Previously, he has held conducting positions at the University of Kentucky, Lexington Philharmonic, New American Symphony, Flagstaff Symphony and Northern Arizona University Orchestras.
Guest conducting appearances include the Eutin Music Festival in Germany, the Hunan Symphony in China, the Kuopio Academy of Music in Finland, the Great Falls Symphony, the Lafayette Symphony, the 2006 Mozart Orchestra Festival in Austria, and the Hermitage Camerata Symphony in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Also active as a performer on viola and viola d’amore, he has performed in Germany, Mexico and the U.S., and has performed as a guest with the St. Petersburg Quartet and the Amadeus Trio. He makes his home in Salt Lake City, Utah where, in his spare time, he enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with his family (one wife, two kids, two dogs, and a cat).
Rob regularly makes guest appearances as a conductor, viola and viola d’amore player, and as a speaker on a variety of subjects, musical and extra-musical. For inquiries on performances and speaking engagements, please contact him directly at: email@example.com