Robert Bassill

Robert Bassill

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Robert Bassill is the Director of the MYA Chamber Music Program, MYA’s Strings and Piano Workshop and Sinfonietta during the summer, and a member of the Chamber Faculty as well. Mr. Bassill is active as a teacher and freelance musician around the Chicago area. He is in his seventh year as Director of Orchestra and Music Theory programs at Lake Forest High School. During his tenure at Lake Forest High School, Mr. Bassill has toured with his orchestra on three European tours, and his orchestras have accompanied soloists such as Chicago Symphony Orchestra members Tage Larsen and Patrick Godon. Mr. Bassill received his undergraduate degree in Violin Performance under Mark Zinger at DePaul University, and he holds a Master of Arts in Music Education from Case Western Reserve University. Mr. Bassill currently serves on the Board of Directors for International Chamber Artists.