Robert Schulz

Percussionist Robert Schulz is widely regarded as among the finest percussionists working today, with an eclectic expertise extending across a broad range of musical styles, ensembles and instruments. He is the principal percussionist for the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Boston Landmarks Orchestra (BMOP), Boston Musica Viva and Dinosaur Annex New Music Ensemble. He has been with BMOP since its inception in 1996, overseeing the various percussive details for over 60 commercially available recordings. He is the principal timpanist for several ensembles, including Boston Baroque, Cantata Singers, Back Bay Chorale and Odyssey Opera. He's worked with the Boston Symphony, Pops and Ballet Orchestras and has been a guest soloist with the Boston Chamber Music Society, First Monday Series at NEC, and Boston Celebrity Series on numerous occasions.  Solo appearances with these ensembles have included works by Tan Dun (Water Concerto), Lukas Foss (Percussion Concerto), Eric Moe (Drumset Concerto) and Philip Glass (Timpani Concerto). A veteran of numerous international tours, among the most recent was a performance, in October 2016, at the Beijing Music Festival with Wu Man and Friends.