Robert Edwards

bob2.jpg (40848 bytes)Robert Edwards, a fourth-generation Kansan,  is professor of piano and chairman of the keyboard division in the Department of Music at Kansas State University. Dr. Edwards attended the Colorado College and Wichita State University where he received the bachelor's and master's degrees in performance.  He recieved the doctor of musical arts degree at the University of Oregon. He has concertized throughout the U.S. as both pianist and organist. The New York Times critic Joseph Horowitz described Edwards' New York Debut Recital (Carnegie Recital Hall) as "a pleasure to hear."  Selections from a recent compact disc, Robert Edwards at Grace Cathedral, were broadcast over the NPR program, Pipedreams. In addition to his studio teaching, Edwards has been involved in teaching cross-disciplinary courses in the KSU undergraduate honors curriculum, including a highly regarded course, the Parisian Avant-Garde (1890-1920).