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Thomas Robertello

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    Thomas Robertello on his love for contemporary art.

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    Thomas Robertello on becoming a musician.

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    Thomas Robertello on music as an art form.

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    Thomas Robertello on his career with the NSO.



Biography

Internationally acclaimed for his musical imagination and virtuosity, flutist Thomas Robertello enjoys a multifaceted career as a soloist with orchestra, recitalist, chamber musician, orchestral player and teacher. He has been a member of several American orchestras including the Cleveland Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony and now the National Symphony.

As one of the leading flute professors in the world, Mr. Robertello is currently on the faculty of Indiana University School of Music. He has also served on the faculties of the Cleveland Institute of Music and Carnegie Mellon University. He regularly presents recitals and master classes throughout the US and Japan and has made solo appearances at Pacific Music Festival, Nara Festival, Grand Teton Music Festival, Brevard Music Center and numerous other venues. He has also presented recitals in South America and South Korea and has given master classes at the Shanghai Conservatory in China. He has performed chamber music concerts with members of the Vienna Philharmonic and Empire Brass at the Pacific Music Festival and is a regular performer at the Sarasota Festival each summer.

Mr. Robertello was the first featured flute soloist at the Kirishima Festival in Japan in 2003. He has appeared as soloist with the Pittsburgh Symphony and Londrina Festival Orchestra Brazil as well as on Bartók Radio Hungary. He has three solo CDs on Crystal Records, RIAX-Japan and Dolce-Japan.
Thomas Robertello