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Robert Boston

Dance Music Director




Robert Boston is a composer and performer of jazz, contemporary classical, and electronic music. He has recorded and performed with numerous groups, from jazz icon Daniel Carter to new music group SEM Ensemble. As a composer and improviser, Boston fuses his eclectic experience, finding form within a spectrum that ranges from musical elements to mechanical noise. He has scored dances by Korhan Basaran, Diane Coburn Bruning, Giada Ferrone, Loni Landon, Lone Larsen, Jodi Melnick, Pietro Pireddu, Caitlin Trainor, and the Martha Graham Dance Company. Boston has appeared on NPR’s Front Row and in New York City venues including the Prospect Park Bandshell, the Joyce Theater, The Knitting Factory, Rockwood Music Hall and Music Hall of Williamsburg. Formerly Principal Pianist for the Mark Morris Dance Group, he helped create and currently teaches the Mark Morris Dance Accompanist Training Program and is Music Director at Barnard College Department of Dance.