Robert Rankin has written works ranging from pieces for elementary school choruses to fully trained symphony orchestras. His music has been praised for its overall accessibility, eclecticism, and pulsating rhythms. Robert has written music for various music festivals and ensembles including the Bacoum Elementary School Chorus, Apex High School Wind Ensemble, Burning Coal Theater Company (Raleigh, NC), Brevard Music Center, Transylvania Symphony Orchestra, and the Tribeca New Music Festival (New York, NY). Robert has studied composition with Grammy award winning composer Robert Aldridge, David Dzubay, and Dana Howell. Robert is currently a student at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
LISTEN: Mapping for orchestra
Transylvania Symphony Orchestra; David Dzubay, conductor