Giving her organ recital debut at age fourteen, Caroline Robinson is a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where she studied with world-renowned organist and teacher Alan Morrison. Originally from Greenville, SC, she began piano studies at age five and commenced organ studies at twelve under the tutelage of Adam Pajan. She later studied extensively with Dr. Charles Tompkins of Furman University, Dr. Wilma Jensen of Nashville, TN, and Mr. Thomas Bara of the Interlochen Center for the Arts. With assistance from a scholarship from the J. William Fulbright fellowship fund, Caroline pursued studies at Conservatoire à Rayonnement Règional de Toulouse with Michel Bouvard (organ) and Yasuko Bouvard (harpsichord) during the 2013-14 year. Caroline is currently pursuing her Masters at the Eastman School of Music, in the studio of David Higgs.
Including the famed Wanamaker organ at Macy’s (Philadelphia), Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center (Philadelphia), the Kauffman Center (Kansas City, MO), The Memorial Chapel at Harvard University, and St. Thomas, Fifth Avenue (NYC). Her playing has been broadcast on American Public Media’s “Pipedreams”, “Pipedreams LIVE!”, and Philadelphia-based public radio station 90.1 WRTI’s Wanamaker Organ Hour. In April of 2013, she was featured as a soloist with the Kansas City Symphony, giving threeperformances of the Poulenc Organ Concerto over the course of a weekend. Within that same engagement, she gave a solo recital as part of the organ recital series held at the Kauffman Center.
Caroline is the First Prize winner of the 11th Annual Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival, which is held in Wethersfield, CT (2008) and in the Tenth Annual West Chester University Organ Competition (2010). She is the four-time recipient of the Shirley Kroske Reinsmith Organ scholarship, presented by the Crescent Music Club of Greenville, SC. In the summer of 2010, she attended the Oundle for Organists course in Oundle, England. At the culmination of the course, she was awarded five recitals at venues across England; she traveled to the UK to play four of these five recitals in October of 2011.
In addition to her work towards completing her Masters degree, Caroline is currently the Assistant Organist at Third Presbyterian Church in Rochester, working with Director of Music Peter Dubois. She also holds a graduate assistantship position in the realm of the Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative (EROI), performing various assisting duties under the direction of Annie Laver.
Single tickets are available at the door:
Regular Admission $20
Youth 18 & under—FREE!
Students with current student ID—FREE