Rob Foster started playing violin at 3 years old on the Suzuki Method. He switched to viola his freshman year of High
School. In high school he was a 3 year Kansas All-state orchestra member on viola. He also played in a strings
group at Atonement Lutheran Church as well as being in the Youth Choir. They were able to sing national anthems at a
Colorado Rockies game and a Chicago White Sox game. He has also been on two different Europian trips playing music.
The High School trip was 22 day with 10 concerts with the orchestra. They went to Austria, Italy, Germany, and Switzerland.
The second was in college where they went on a trip to Spain and played 3 concerts with their orchestra. He received
his B.A. in Music Education from Wichita State University. There he studied with Jacqueline Dillon,
Michael Palmer, Dr. Mark Laycock, and Catherine Consiglio. He was a sub player for the
Wichita Symphony, and also conducted Hutchinson Youth Symphony from 2007-2009. He has played in a
number of Country, Rock, and Jazz groups. He has had a private lesson studio since 2006. Rob
has also written two Jazz/Rock albums. Over the years he has also played many
solos, quartets, and in pit orchestras for musicals and opera.
Listen to Rob's Music