Robert Young

Robert Young is an accomplished performer and teacher. He joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in the fall of 2016, and has collaborated and performed with many celebrated artists and ensembles throughout his career. Highlights include performances with the Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings, Chris Potter, Ravi Coltrane, Uri Caine, The Crossing, and PRISM Quartet. As a guest artist with the PRISM Quartet, Robert Young could be heard on The Crossing choir’s GRAMMY Award winning album, “Gavin Bryars: The Fifth Century” (available on ECM Recordings).  As an active soloist and clinician, Dr. Young has appeared in residence as a guest at several institutions across the United States; including The University of North Texas, University of Michigan, University of Missouri-Kansas City, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and Pennsylvania State University. He holds degrees from the University of South Carolina (BM) and the University of Michigan (MM, DMA) where he studied with Clifford Leaman, Donald Sinta, and Andrew Bishop.