Robert Greenberg, PhD
ROBERT GREENBERG, PHD, is an American composer, pianist, and musicologist. He has composed more than 45 works for a variety of instruments and voices and has recorded a number of lecture series on music history and music appreciation for The Teaching Company. Greenberg has received numerous awards, including three Nicola De Lorenzo Prizes in composition, and three Meet the Composer grants. Additionally, he has received commissions from the Koussevitzky Foundation of the Library of Congress, the Alexander String Quartet, XTET, and the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. He has lectured for some of the most prestigious musical and arts organizations in the U.S. and is the resident composer and music historian for National Public Radio’s “Weekend All Things Considered.” He also hosts the "Saturday Morning Series" (a lecture combined with performances) with the Alexander String Quartet.