Robin Lorentz


Robin Lorentz, violinist, has been involved in music and theater since childhood. She has been a member of the California Ear Unit since 1984, where she also performs as vocalist and actress. She recently gave the world premiere of John Adam’s Road Movies at the Kennedy Center. An accomplished arranger and composer as well as a versatile instrumentalist, Ms. Lorentz’ solo violin playing has been featured in motion pictures such as Other People’s Money and Back To The Future III as well as the television series Northern Exposure. She is a featured performer on tour with composers Terry Riley and John Luther Adams. She has recorded for New Albion, Sony, MCA and Glenfinnian Records. Ms. Lorentz is currently writing a collection of ethnic encores for Leisure Planet Publications, and co-wrote and performed a series of Stephen King audio books for Penguin Publishing with composer Eve Beglarian. She attended the University of Washington and California Institute of the Arts. Ms. Lorentz is a featured performer in the Santa Fe Pro Musica, and served as concertmaster on the LA Philharmonic Green Umbrella series and the Ojai Festival. She has also served on the faculty at California Institute of the Arts.