Instructor of Music Composition, Interlochen Arts Camp
Composition and Theory, University of Akron School of Music
D.M.A. and M.F.A, University of Iowa; B.A., Luther College
Robert J. Brownlow has enjoyed a varied career as a composer, performer and educator. His compositional style has been described as eclectic, energetic, colorful, rhythmic and filled with counterpoint. His compositions have been performed in concert halls throughout the United States as well as in Germany, Thailand, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Spain and the Philippines. Numerous works have been commissioned and premiered at both National and International conventions. As a performer, Dr. Brownlow has had full time positions in several orchestras including the Quad-Cities Symphony, Minnesota Sinfonia and the Bach Festival Orchestra. He has held full time teaching positions at Luther College, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and the University of Central Florida. He is currently in his ninth year of teaching composition and theory at the University of Akron School of Music. He has also held a summer position at the Interlochen Arts Camp since 1999.