Known for her innovative thematic programming and informative, witty, and entertaining audience talks, Robyn L. Bell has taken the Florida pops orchestra music scene by storm. From Rhapsody in Blue to Carmina Burana, Brahms to Bernstein, Williams to Sondheim, Robyn leads pops orchestras with her dynamic personality, musical presence, and precise baton technique. Every concert bursts with wonderfully performed music, cleverly integrated knowledge about each piece and most of all, fun!
Robyn has conducted the Pops Orchestra for over a decade. She was on the faculty as the Director of Instrumental Studies at the State College of Florida for 12 years, and is currently the Manager of Community Outreach for the State College of Florida Foundation. She served as the conductor of the Sarasota Orchestra Youth Symphony and has guest conducted the Venice Symphony in Venice, Florida and the Sterling Municipal Concert Band in Sterling, Illinois.
Robyn has a Masters Degree in Instrumental Conducting from the University of Tennessee and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from Boston University. She has received the Silver Baton Award from Women Band Directors International and has been recognized by the Georgia Music Educators Association for her outstanding contributions to music education.
She was awarded the Citation of Excellence from the National Band Association and was made an honorary life member of Tau Beta Sigma, a national band sorority dedicated to serving college band programs.