Dr. Elizabeth Robinson
Introduction to Music, World Music
Dr. Elizabeth Robinson teaches music appreciation and music of the world at Kansas State University. She plays with the Salina Symphony. She has also played with the Muncie Symphony (Muncie, IN), the Kokomo Symphony (Kokomo, IN), the Marion Symphony (Gas City, IN), and the Saratoga Symphony (San Jose, CA), as well as a variety of chamber groups. Most recently, she helped to establish the Tornado Alley Flutes, an ensemble of professional flutists in the heart of tornado alley.
Her dissertation, Voice, Itinerant, and Air: The Solo Flute Works of Toru Takemitsu, won the 2012 NFA Graduate Research Competition and was presented at the 2012 NFA Convention. She has given presentations and workshops at flute festivals in Atlanta, Memphis, and Orlando.
As a proponent of new music, Dr. Robinson serves on the board of the Flute New Music Consortium, an organization devoted to expanding the flute repertoire. Dr. Robinson coordinates the FNMC’s annual New Music Competition, and regularly performs its winning works.