Robert Estrin, musician, composer and teacher, performs concerts and presentations on the piano, harpsichord and fortepiano. He is also featured as a French horn soloist. He performs and composes a variety of musical styles from traditional performances to concerts and recordings utilizing state-of-the-art technologies. His original compositions have been performed in New York and Europe, and he has numerous album credits.
Estrin was raised in a musical family and has performed in concert with his father and mentor, concert pianist Morton Estrin. Estrin has worked with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra including Seiji Ozawa on ABC television. A diverse performer, Estrin also performed with Chuck Mangione at the Eastman School of Music.
Equally at home on stage and in the studio, Estrin has worked with cutting-edge music companies. He spearheaded the music content development team for G-Vox Entertainment, providing music and audio files for interactive music education software. Estrin's formal music education includes three diplomas from the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, scholarship studies at the Manhattan School of Music as well as a degree in piano performance from Indiana University.
Currently Robert Estrin is bringing The Living Piano: Journey through Time to audiences. These shows highlight the development of the piano from the harpsichord, fortepiano, Viennese Piano, and finally the modern concert grand piano. Estrin presents the history and culture through the ages in period costume bringing the music to life with improvised and written music of the different period styles.
Florence Estrin has a wide ranging career as a flutist. She has performed in many of the great concert halls including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. Her performance of the Ibert Flute concerto marked her New York solo debut at the age of 19. Ms. Estrin has also performed extensively with orchestra including the Indianapolis Symphony and the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. Ms. Estrin is a frequent soloist in many chamber music series including Laguna Beach Live, Casa Romantica and South Orange County Chamber Orchestra. Ms Estrin is also sought out as a teacher having taught at the University of Evansville before moving to Orange County, California.