May 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Robert Brewer, serves as Collaborative Pianist and Interim Instructor of organ and harpsichord at University of Texas at San Antonio; Instructor of organ and harpsichord at the University of St. Thomas, Houston; and Organist at Temple Beth-El, San Antonio.
Mr. Brewer, a Houston native, was an active musician in the city for more than 25 years, before moving to San Antonio in 2011. While in Houston, he served as Organist and Choirmaster of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church and Assistant to the Organist of Congregation Beth Israel. He also served as music director of the Houston Master Works Chorus and guest conducted the Houston Bach Choir. From 2006-2011, Mr. Brewer was Organist and Choirmaster of the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany.
Mr. Brewer is also active in opera and chamber music. While in Houston, he worked as Senior Opera Coach at Houston Grand Opera and on the faculty of Rice University as Guest Artist in Opera Studies.
Mr. Brewer was educated at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, Rice University, and the University of Houston. He received a Masters in organ performance in 1992 from Indiana University where he studied with organ professor Marilyn Keiser.