Paul Robinson


Paul Robinson is professor of double bass at The Ohio State University.  He is principal bass of the Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra and is a former member of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra and the United States Navy Band in Washington, D. C.  Before joining the faculty at The Ohio State University, Robinson served concurrently of the faculties of Howard University, Montgomery College, Prince Georges College, and the Shenandoah College and Conservatory of Music.  He is an active clinician and has served on the board of directors of the International Society of Bassists.  A student of Philip Albright, Oscar Zimmerman and Homer Mensch, he has performed under such conductors as Zubin Mehta, Pablo Casals and Leonard Bernstein.  He served as editor for the double bass book in the Hal Leonard comprehensive string method series, Essential  Elements for Strings.  He is a former New Products Editor for the International Society of Bassists and former editor of the Double Bass Forum for the American String Teacher.  In March, Robinson presented a clinic and conducted master classes at the American String Teachers National Conference in Detroit, Michigan.  He has performed, conducted a variety of workshops, or delivered presentations in Canada, England, Scotland, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Brazil, and throughout the US