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Thomas Robertello

Associate Professor of Music (Flute)

Contact Information:

troberte@indiana.edu
(812) 856-4195
East Studio Building, JS335

Department

Woodwinds

Education
  • Certificate, The Juilliard School
Biography

Thomas Robertello is associate professor of flute at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

A former member of the Pittsburgh Symphony, The Cleveland Orchestra, and the National Symphony, he has performed as guest principal flutist with the Chicago Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Houston Grand Opera. He has toured with the San Francisco Symphony and was guest soloist with that orchestra in Jerod Tate’s “Iholba,” for solo flute, chorus, and orchestra, which premiered at the Kennedy Center with members of the National Symphony, which commissioned the work and recorded with the San Francisco Symphony. He has been featured as a soloist with the Pittsburgh Symphony. His other solo recordings include the Telemann solo flute fantasies and two forthcoming CDs: all-Bach solo works and a duo recording with harp.

Robertello’s former faculty positions include the Asian Youth Orchestra, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Notre Dame, Roosevelt University, and the Cleveland Institute of Music. He has taught master classes and performed as a soloist throughout the United States, Europe, Japan, South Korea, China, and South America. His many festival performances as a soloist include the Pacific Music Festival (Japan), Sarasota Music Festival (USA), Grand Teton (USA), Nara (Japan), Kirishima (Japan), Londrina (Brazil), Dartington (UK), Athitos (Greece), Music Anatolia College (Greece), and Brevard Music Center (USA). He is currently on the faculty of the Euro Music Festival and Academy in Halle Germany and the Sarasota Music Festival.