Inspired by her cousin who played guitar, Robyn started her
formal music education at age six with private guitar lessons.
She soon became enthralled with the concepts of music composition
and sought out various sources on the subject. Her teen years
included the discovery of hard rock and heavy styles of underground
music, slightly annoying her parents while enhancing their
own broad musical tastes. Robyn would later add voice, flute,
piano and accordion to her repertoire of instruments.
spent listening intently to the events her father and his
band mates recounted would spark a fascination in promoting
which lead Robyn to pursue various projects working behind-the-scenes
in music marketing and radio promotions. During her radio
tenure, Robyn recorded parody songs for 105.7 WAPL and 95.9
KISS FM, and participated in the creation and launch of Razor
94.7. She also penned a series of marketing features distributed
by music publication Gig Magazine.
studied a wide range of styles and techniques, as well as
music business practices, with some of the industry’s
top musicians and entertainers. Her education includes private
classical voice instruction with mezzo-soprano Cynthia Stiehl,
songwriting with Nashville songsmith Shane Adams, vocal jazz
and arranging with Christine Salerno and John Harmon, and
music marketing with Keith Hatschek, author of “How
to Get a Job in the Music and Recording Industry.” She has received
additional guidance from a host of mentors, including commercial
radio veteran Garrett Hart.