BiographyRobert Treviño made his professional debut in 2003 at the age of 20 and is currently the Associate Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony. He has conducted numerous orchestras across North America, Europe, and Asia including the Cleveland Orchestra, New York City Opera Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, New World Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Baltimore Symphony, Charlotte Symphony, Memphis Symphony, Chicago Philharmonic, Louisiana Philharmonic, Napa Valley Symphony, Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, Aspen Music Festival Orchestra, Suwon Philharmonic of South Korea, Wuppertal Symphony of Germany, Montpellier National Orchestra of France and Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico Philharmonic of Mexico.
Formerly the Associate Conductor and Guest Conductor for the New York City Opera at Lincoln Center, Robert Treviño has led the world premieres of five operas as part of the annual VOX: American Opera Series. Recent highlights include Music Director Candidacy with the East Texas Symphony Orchestra, Macon Symphony, and the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, and performances with the Ensemble Modern Academy Orchestra at the Klangspuren Festival (Schwaz, Austria), the Millennium Chamber Players at the Jusqu’aux Oreilles Festival in Montreal, and a month-long residency with the Helsinki Philharmonic where he has assisted Music Director Leif Segerstam on the complete symphonic works of Sibelius. This past summer, Mr. Treviño was selected by James Levine to be one of three conducting fellows at the Tanglewood Music Festival where he worked with artists such as Mark Morris, Kurt Masur, and Emanuel Ax.
Robert Treviño is a finalist of the 2010 Evgeny Svetlanov International Conducting Competition and was awarded the 2010 James Conlon Prize for Excellence in Conducting at the Aspen Music Festival and School. He also won a 2010 Career Assistance Award from the Sir George Solti Foundation, and was a featured conductor at the 2011 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview. As an avid advocate and performer of contemporary music, the artist has worked closely with many leading composers and has been the recipient of numerous grants from the Foundation for Contemporary Art.
Mr. Treviño has studied with Maestros David Zinman, Leif Segerstam, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Kurt Masur.