Robert Pherigo is a composer, pianist, tenor and conductor. He was a member of newEar Contemporary Music Ensemble for 15 years, exploring the music of today’s composers. He participated in numerous world premieres and performed at Modern Music festivals in Thailand and China. Robert has composed works for, among others, newEar, Kansas City Chorale, Lyric Arts Trio, and the Lawrence Children’s Choir. His arrangement of the well-known Christmas Carol Sing We Now of Christmas, is published by Santa Barbara Musical Publishing under the title Sing We Now Noel! Robert sang with the Grammy award winning Kansas City Chorale for 10 years. He enjoys playing solo piano recitals, recently performing Charles Ives’ “Concord” Sonata and Beethoven’s Piano Sonata in E major, Op. 109. His piano artistry can be heard on recordings of the music of Ingrid Stölzel, Narong Prancharoen, and Mara Gibson.