Robin Spielberg is a founding member of the Atlantic Theater and attended the now-renown original summer acting workshops with David Mamet and Wiliam H. Macy in Vermont. Active as an actress in the 1980’s and ‘90’s in the Atlantic ensemble she acted in Boy’s Life and The Lights at Lincoln Center (both by Howard Korder), Peter Hedges’ The Girl in Pink and scores of other plays ATC in Vermont and New York. She composed music for several of Atlantic’s productions including interlude music for David Mamet’s Three Sisters, The Poet and the Rent, The Frog Prince, as well as John Guare’s Women and Water, as well as her own children’s musical, Balloonland.
After releasing her debut CD of original piano solos in 1993, Robin’s career as a concert artist began to take shape. She now brings her one-woman “piano show” to performing arts centers around the country. She has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York, The Cerritos Center in California, The Seoul Arts Center in Korea and hundreds of places in between. She is on the prestigious “Steinway Artist Roster”.
Robin is known for creating melodic soundtracks for her life journey as well as her compelling arrangements of popular music from film and Broadway.
In 2000 she was named Celebrity Artist Spokesperson for the American Music Therapy Association, and has served AMTA by advocating for music therapy in hospitals, schools, nursing homes and community centers. Robin donates $1 from each sale of her lullaby CD to music therapy research.
Robin is a recipient of the ASCAP Popular Music Award. She was a finalist in the Great American Song Contest in 2003 for her ballad, I Remember You. Last year, during her third concert tour of South Korea, she signed with Sony Music Publishing in Asia.
Her latest project, her 16th CD, is a piano/ensemble recording of Americana tunes entitled “Sea to Shining Sea: A Tapestry of American Music”.
“It is Spielberg’s gift to make music that immediately creates a contemplative, romantic aura…” (Boston Herald)