Robert J. Coe

Robert J. Coe’s music has been heralded as “sweeping, grand, and unspoiled” (Relevant Tones), and has been performed in Europe, Australia, Africa, and throughout North America by such illustrious ensembles as ETHEL (New York City), the Emily Carr String Quartet (Vancouver), the Hobart Wind Symphony (Tasmania), the Anima Vox Duo (North Carolina), and the Phoenix Quartet (Ukraine). Coe’s works have been recognized by the Bruno Maderna International Composition Competition (First Prize), the ISCM World Music Days (Official Selection), Intimacy of Creativity: The Bright Sheng Partnership 2018 International Call for Scores (Finalist), and the McMurry New Music Project (First Prize), among others. Coe’s music has also been selected for performance at the Oak Bay New Music Festival, the TUTTI Festival, the Aldebaran Festival, the Denali Music Festival, and the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival, and upcoming performances are scheduled in Egypt, South Africa, Indiana, Ohio, North Carolina, and Houston. Coe is a second-year Da Camera Young Artist Fellow, a Presser Scholar, and is published by Aldebaran Editions. Committed to music education, Coe has taught for Stephen F. Austin State University, Angelina College, the American Festival for the Arts, and the University of Houston, where he received a Master of Music degree.