Professor Emeritus from Lawrence University, Robert Levy taught trumpet and was Director of Bands at Lawrence from 1979-2004. He has remained active musically where locally he leads the 18 member Big Band Reunion, a group now in their 21st year and performs with several Fox Valley area groups. Prof. Levy has appeared on more than fifty recordings, several as leader or conductor and performed with leading artists, conductors and ensembles in the U.S. including the National Symphony. His vast experience includes teaching trumpet and working with students from age 9-85. He has given trumpet and brass clinics in nearly every state in the U.S., China, Canada, and in Haiti. He was also been a guest artist-in-residence in Australia and for more than ten years was an Artist/Clinician for the Getsen Brass Instrument company. Since his retirement Robert Levy has focused primarily on composing.