ROBERT ZUBRYCKI began his musical studies at age six with piano lessons. He then studied voice, harp, tenor saxophone and viola before choosing the violin at age ten.He holds a B.M. degree from the State University of New York at Purchase and an M.M. degree from Manhattan School of Music.
In addition to his performing and recording activities with The Queen’s Chamber Band and The Queen’s Chamber Trio, Bob performs extensively with many groups throughout the NY area. He is currently concertmaster for the St. Peter’s Bach Festival and frequently performs as concertmaster for the Orchestra of St. Ignatius, Musica Sacra and the New York Oratorio Society. He is also a member of the American Symphony Orchestra, Opera Orchestra of New York and the Stamford Symphony Orchestra. As violinist for the Abaca String Band, he has toured throughout the U.S., including performances at the Chautauqua Institute, the Newport Music Festival and the White House. Bob played principal second violin for Amici New York and has also served as concertmaster and soloist for the 2006 OK Mozart Festival. He was a featured soloist in 2007 and 2010.
Summers find Bob performing at the Bard Festival with the American Symphony. He plays a violin made by Giovanni Battista Grancino (Milan, 1700) He has participated in the Broadway cast recordings of The Little Mermaid and Gypsy and won an Emmy for his musical contribution to the documentary, The Curse of the Bambino.