Audience members rave about Robyn’s work on and off the podium

“Robyn is very personable and comfortable with her role. She made the evening fun and the Pops Orchestra was great."

“Robyn spoke so interestingly and conducted beautifully.”

“Robyn is a riot and she helped to make the music even more interesting!”

“Robyn’s humor makes every event a bit more fun.”

“Robyn’s energy, charm, knowledge, and terrific conducting made the concert even more fun!”

“I always enjoy the conductor, Robyn. She is very entertaining.”


Robyn L. Bell

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 nearly a decade. She is Director of Instrumental Studies at the State College of Florida, conductor and music director of the Bradenton Symphony Orchestra, and former conductor of the Sarasota Orchestra Youth Symphony. She 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 ans was made an honorary life member of Tau Beta Sigma, a national band sorority dedicated to serving college band programs.

Learn more about Robyn at robynbell.net


The Pops Orchestra is the community orchestra for the greater Bradenton/Sarasota community. With more than 65 instrumentalists, including some of the finest professional, amateur and student musicians throughout the area and led by Dr. Robyn Bell, the Pops presents high quality musical entertainment at affordable prices. “Music You Love, Musicians You Know.”

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