Robert Levine


Robert Levine

Robert Levine has been the principal violist of the Milwaukee Symphony since September 1987. He has also been a member of the Orford Quartet in residence at the University of Toronto, and principal violist of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Oklahoma City Symphony and the London (Ontario) Symphony. Robert is an active chamber musician, having performed at the Festival Rolandseck in Germany, the Grand Teton Music Festival, the Palm Beach Festival, the "Strings in the Mountains" Festival in Colorado, and numerous concerts in the Twin Cities and Milwaukee. He is Chairman Emeritus of the International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians, President of the Milwaukee Musicians Association, Local 8 AFM, and a member of the Board of Directors of the League of American Orchestras. He has also written extensively about issues concerning orchestra musicians for Polyphonic as well as for Senza Sordino, Symphony magazine, Harmony, and Union Democracy Review. Robert attended Stanford University, the University of Reading (UK), and the Institute for Advanced Musical Studies in Switzerland.

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Articles by Robert Levine:

In Memoriam 2010
January 3, 2019

In memoriam 2009
January 4, 2019

Treasuring for Dummies
December 14, 2019

Age, gender and orchestras
April 1, 2019

Lobbying for a piece of the stimulus pie
January 27, 2019

Remembering Ron Bauers
January 17, 2019

In memoriam 2008
January 4, 2019

In Memoriam 2007
January 2, 2019

A Tale of Two Meetings
June 28, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Labor Relations, Negotiations, and Contract Administration
April 10, 2019

Robert’s Rules of Order: A Primer
April 9, 2019

In Memoriam 2006
January 5, 2019

l'Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal
November 17, 2019

To IBB or not to IBB? Why musicians so often say “no” to interest-based bargaining
April 17, 2019

Discussion Panels with Robert Levine:

The Short End of the Stick
11/26/07 - 11/30/07

Baton down the hatches
10/9/07 - 10/19/07

Life in the Pit
7/9/07 - 7/13/07

Innocents Abroad
3/26/2007 - 3/30/2007

Auditioning the Audition Process
1/22/2007 - 1/1/26/2007

Why Media?
9/11/2019 - 9/15/2006

Composition Matters
06/19/06 - 06/23/06

Negotiations
04/17/06 - 04/21/06