Robert Reinhart

Lecturer, Music Theory and Cognition

r-reinhart@northwestern.edu
847-491-5763

Robert Reinhart
BACKGROUND

DMA, Northwestern University

Coordinator, second-year theory and aural skills curriculum. Reinhart's research and compositional interests include microtonal ear training, early music instrumentation, and extended performance techniques. His works have been performed in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Czech Republic, and Ukraine. He has received compositional awards and honors from the Union League Civic and Arts Foundation and ASCAP. His 2012 work Ossiriand for bass viola da gamba is currently being recorded by gambist/musicologist Andrew Arceci, and his 2013 work Zephyr for piano is currently being recorded by composer/pianist Joann Cho. Reinhart remains active as a performer in the a.pe.ri.od.ic and Triple Reed Trio ensembles, appearing as a vocalist and bassoonist on a.pe.ri.od.ic's album more or less, featuring selected works of Jürg Frey, released by New Focus Recordings in August 2014. Reinhart and composer Kenn Kumpf recently founded and co-direct Outer Voices, a group dedicated to vocal ensemble literature pre-1700 and post-1950. Outer Voices made its debut concert in March 2014 at the Swedish American Museum in Chicago with works by Solage, Josquin, Monteverdi, Feldman, and Nørgård, among others.