Cellist Keith Robinson is a founding member of the Miami String Quartet and has been active as a chamber musician, recitalist and soloist since his graduation from the Curtis Institute of Music. His most recent recording, released on Blue Griffin Records with pianist Donna Lee, features Mendelssohn’s complete works for cello and piano. As a member of the Miami String Quartet, Robinson has recorded for the BMG, CRI, Musical Heritage Society and Pyramid recording labels. He also was a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s CMS Two and won the Concert Artists Guild, London String Quartet and Fischoff Chamber Music competitions. He plays a Carlo Tononi cello made in Venice and dated 1725.


  • Curtis Institute of Music; studied with David Soyer of the Guarneri Quartet

Teaching Experience

  • Kent State University
  • University of Hartford, The Hartt School
  • Florida International University
  • New World School of the Arts