Robin Cox is a composer, violinist, and collaborator known for performance of his own works and that of other contemporary artists. With the Robin Cox Ensemble, he led over 170 performances, produced three critically acclaimed CD recordings, and premiered works by over eighty composers. He also led a mixed-media performance series as Executive Director of Iridian Arts, Inc. and is on the Board of Directors of the Switchboard Music Festival on San Francisco.
His latest large scale ventures are the community participation event HOURGLASS and the immersive performance environment BIG TENT. Cox has received numerous awards, including multiple Lester Horton Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Music for Dance and an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for the founding of Iridian Radio.
He holds degrees from the Univ. of Texas at Austin, Univ. of Michigan, and the Univ. of Miami, and after many years on faculty at California St. Univ. Long Beach Bob Cole Conservatory and California Institute of the Arts, Dr. Cox joined the Music and Arts Technology faculty at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) in fall of 2013. www.robincox.net