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Robert Jordan, Pianist: Bio

Acknowledged now on five continents with a career spanning more than four decades, pianist Robert Jordan has appeared with, among others, the orchestras of Munich, Prague, Buffalo, Baltimore, and the Symphony of the New World with whom he made his New York debut at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in 1971. He has performed solo recitals in the major capitals of the world including New York, Paris, Tokyo, and Rio de Janeiro.

He received his Bachelors Degree from the Eastman School of Music, and his Masters Degree from the Juilliard School.  Among his teachers were Cecile Genhart and Rosina Lhevinne. He was awarded a Fulbright Grant to Germany in 1965 where he began his concert career, later maintaining residence in Paris for several years.

In 1990, Robert Jordan celebrated his "Silver Jubilee" - 25 years of concertizing - with concerts in South America, France and the USA. He has served on the faculties of Morgan State University, The University of Delaware and the State University of New York College at Fredonia, joining that faculty in 1980 where he was awarded the Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1983, named Kasling Lecturer in 1996, and since 2004 holds the title of Professor Emeritus.