Robert Alan Radmer lives in Austin, Texas, where in 1998 he founded and became Music Director of the Balcones Community Orchestra, now in its fourth season. He has conducted youth, festival, community and professional orchestras in ten states, and maintains an active schedule of high-school orchestra clinics and workshops.
Mr. Radmer’s primary conducting teacher is Gurer Aykal, and he has received additional training at the American Academy of Conducting at Aspen under the direction of David Zinman and Murray Sidlin.
Mr. Radmer holds the position of Instructor of Viola at Southwest Texas State University, and has served on the music faculties of the College of Saint Scholastica and Eastern New Mexico University, where he was Music Director of the ENMU Symphony Orchestra for ten seasons.
Mr. Radmer has performed as a violist with the Paganini Duo since 1981, and has been a member of chamber ensembles and orchestras in over two thousand performances in North America and Europe. This season he will serve as violist in the Arco Voce String Quartet in San Antonio and The Roundabouts in San Marcos, Principal Violist in the Sun Valley (ID) Orchestra and Chorale, and violist in the Broadway Bach Ensemble in New York City.