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Robby Good

About this Artist

Robby Good is a 17 year old senior at Hart High School in Santa Clarita. Robby began piano at age 6, and at 12 years old, started taking composition, percussion, and group ensemble classes at CalArts through their Saturday CAP Program. In 2014, Robby began taking composition lessons with Professor Ian Krouse of UCLA, and in 2015, was selected as one of four Fellows into the 2015-2017 LA Phil Composer Fellowship Program. Under this program, Robby has received composition instruction from composers Andrew Norman and Sarah Gibson, and has written a number of pieces performed by the LA Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet, the Calder String Quartet, and the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE).

In November 2016, Robby’s commission for the CSUN Wind Ensemble, “A Storm’s Passing,” made its concert debut, and in May 2017, Robby’s commission by the National Children’s Chorus, titled “Cry for Love,” made its world premiere at Carnegie Hall, and West Coast premiere at Royce Hall. Robby is also interested in scoring music for films and video games, and is a two-time finalist in the Marvin Hamlisch International Film Scoring Competition Youth Category for 2016 and 2017. Robby plays percussion in the Hart Regiment, and aspires to compose music for all different kinds of platforms.