Robin Spielberg’s concerts intertwine musical performance with stories that inspire, enlighten, and make us laugh. Named to the prestigious Steinway Artist Roster, Robin is one of America’s most popular contemporary female pianists/composers. Her concerts include excerpts from her award-winning memoir, Naked on the Bench: My Adventures in Pianoland, that demystifies the process of building a concert career and tells what is unexpected in the life of a touring musician.
Thousands of people have been both entertained and touched by Ms. Spielberg’s live concerts; her natural talent for making audiences immediately comfortable transforms what could easily be an ordinary evening at the concert hall into a very special concert Event. “Robin has such a personal and expressive way of playing, and her story-telling about the origins of the music makes the pieces come alive...the evening was both touching and mesmerizing” writes Wind & Wire Magazine of Robin’s San Francisco area concert. “Robin Spielberg has an undeniable melodic gift” says New York Concert Review of Ms. Spielberg’s Carnegie Hall debut.
Ms. Spielberg made her Carnegie Hall debut in a sold-out performance at the Weill Recital Hall in 1997 and has performed there twice since. Other memorable performances include a guest spot on the PBS television special, The Soul of Christmas: A Celtic Music Celebration with Thomas Moore; live performances on CBS Saturday Morning, Good Morning Arizona, Life Time Live, CBS New Orleans, a private concert for the factory workers at the Steinway & Sons historic piano factory in New York, and a month long concert tour through rural Montana in 2007.
Robin Spielberg is a Celebrity Spokesperson for the American Music Therapy Association. Robin Spielberg’s interest in music and healing grew when she witnessed first hand, the positive effect music had on her own baby daughter (born prematurely) during her four month stay in the neonatal intensive care unit. A CD entitled Beautiful Dreamer was the musical result of this experience, a recording of lullabies and songs for the parent & child on solo piano.
Ms. Spielberg graduated with high honors and a BFA from New York University. She is a founding member of the Tony-award winning Atlantic Theater Company. She currently resides in rural Pennsylvania with her husband/business partner, and their teenaged daughter.