Jason Patrick Robins
A native of Stone Mountain, GA, Jason Robins held positions with the Alabama Symphony and Erie Philharmonic prior to coming to the Atlanta Symphony. He has won numerous competitions and awards including first prize in the Larry Wiehe International Trombone Competition as well as Yale's Phillip Francis Nelson prize, an award for a student showing outstanding musicianship, talent, and entrepreneurial spirit. Recent performances include appearances at the Southeast Trombone Symposium and International Trombone Festival, chamber recitals at the University of Alabama and the University of Montevallo, and solo recitals at Samford University and Columbus State University. Robins is also a recording engineer and has recorded such groups as the Tokyo String Quartet and the New Haven Symphony and for labels including Naxos. Robins earned a Bachelor of Music Education from Stetson University and a Master of Music from Yale University, where he studied trombone with David Schmidt and Scott Hartman respectively. When not working, he enjoys cycling and playing with his 3 and 1-year-old daughters.