Robert Stewart (b. 1918) has composed for a variety of soloists, orchestras, and ensembles. He has written music for the New York Brass Quintent, the National Symphony String Trio, the Stradivari String Quartet, and many others. His compositions have been performed across North America and Europe.
Over the years Stewart has received awards and commissions from the MacDowell Colony, the Virginia Music Teachers Association, the New College Festival, the Institute for Advanced Musical Studies, the International Symposium of Contemporary Music for Brass Instruments, and others.
Stewart served as Professor of Music at Washington and Lee University from 1954 to 1988 and President of both the Southeastern Composer’s League from 1968 to 1970 and the Virginia Humanities Conference.
Catalog Number: NV5833