Robinson Pyle, Trumpet

Robinson Pyle, trumpet, performs extensively in the Boston area on both modern and historic instruments.  He is currently a principal with Boston Baroque. Formerly, he was a principal with Apollo’s Fire and The Lyra Concert. Mr. Pyle has appeared with the Portland Symphony Orchestra, Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal, Albany Symphony, Boston Cecelia, Handel and Haydn Society, Ensemble Caprice, Vermont Symphony, and at the Boston Early Music Festival.  He has won awards at the New York Brass Conference Quintet Competition and the Notre Dame Jazz Festival.  As a jazz performer, Mr. Pyle has played in bands with such legends as saxophonist Joe Henderson, trombonist J. J. Johnson, and trumpeter Donald Byrd, and has appeared at the House of Blues.  He has recorded for the Linn, Telarc, Eclectra, Interscope, OJE, and A2Z labels, and has been featured in radio broadcasts on WGBH, WCRB, WCLV, WKSU, National Public Radio, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and European Community Radio.  Mr. Pyle currently teaches in the Historic Performance Department at Boston University and is a faculty member in the Wellesley Public Schools.  He holds a degree in Trumpet Performance from the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music.