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Robson to Present Guest Recital at Hendrix

CONWAY, Ark. (November 6, 2017) – A guest violin recital featuring Geoffrey Robson, Associate Conductor of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, will be held Sunday, November 19, 2017, at 3 p.m. in Hendrix College’s Reves Recital Hall (in the Trieschmann Fine Arts Building). 

Robson will perform works by Bartok, Debussy, and Brahms. He will be assisted by pianist Dr. John Krebs, Professor of Music at Hendrix College.

Robson has been the Associate Conductor of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra since 2008, and the Music Director of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Youth Ensembles since 2012. He has conducted many critically acclaimed performances with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, including sold-out pops concerts, masterworks series, educational programs, and chamber orchestra concerts. He is known in the community as a collaborator, having built lasting relationships with organizations such as Ballet Arkansas, the Arkansas Children’s Theater, the University of Central Arkansas, and Hendrix. In 2013-2014 he served as Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Central Arkansas, a position that includes conducting the Conway Symphony Orchestra. In 2015, he conducted three world premieres, including scenes from Richard III: A Crown of Roses, A Crown of Thorns, a new opera by Hendrix Professor of Music Dr. Karen Griebling. He has worked with guest artists such as Midori, Rachel Barton Pine, Vadym Kholodenko, Alexander Markov, Christiane Noll, Calvin Lee, and the Beach Boys. In addition, Robson writes and produces At the Symphony, a concert preview radio series on KLRE Classical 90.5 in Little Rock. He frequently appears as a violinist in the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s popular River Rhapsodies chamber music series.

The recital is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Krebs at 501-450-1245 or

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