Robert Didier is a young contemporary composer who has won multiple American awards on the state and national level for his work, and has had several world premiere performances of his compositions featured live on Chicago radio.  Due to Robert's array of interests, years of tutelage, and a vast contrast in experience, critics often remark upon his unique and original demonstration of harmonic and rhythmic vocabulary, and his defining synthesis of various musical styles. winning piano solos at Peoria Civic Center Theater for over 2000 audience members. Robert has studied composition with Dr. Mischa Zupko, Dr. David Gordon, Dr. Howard Whitaker, Dr. Shawn Okpebholo, and Carol Hoepe. Robert Composes for film, concert, theater, videogames, etc. He works with virualy any style or instrumentation/ensemble, including electronic music.

Illinois Music Educators Association

   1st place winner of Keyboard Category 2013

   1st place winner of Small Ensemble Category 2013

   3rd place winnor of Avant Garde Category 2013

   1st place winner of Keyboard Category 2012

   2nd place winnor of Arranging Category 2012

   2nd place winner of Keyboard Category 2011

 

Generation Next: Young Composers Competition

   1st place winner of senior division 2013

   2nd place winner of senior division 2012

Composition

Biography

Music Teachers National Association

   National Finalist of senior division 2013

   1st place winner of East-Central Division of senior division 2013

   1st place winner of All-State of senior division 2013

   2nd place winner of All-State of senior division 2012

Chicago Area Music Teachers Association

  2nd place winner of senior division 2012

 

Wheaton College Conservatory of Music

   President's Honor in Music 2013

 

Awards

Compositions

 

Beautiful Music! Bravo!

Eric Dartel ~ Professor at Conservatoire National Superieur Musique et Danse

 

Glad to get to know your music!

Glenn Stallcop ~ pianist, composer, and bassist with the Phoenix Symphony

Robert Meylan Didier