An emerging artist in contemporary classical music, percussionist Robert Rocheteau is known for diverse and engaging performances as a solo and chamber musician. Recent highlights include a debut performance at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C., shows with the internationally acclaimed Sō Percussion, and live-radio broadcasts with Classical Revolution Baltimore. Robert’s repertoire ranges from the classics of the 20th century by Iannis Xenakis and Steve Reich, to new works of contemporary composers.
Robert is a founding member of the Pierrot Ensemble The Victory Players and is a passionate performer of new music where he regularly collaborates with artists all over the east coast.
Robert completed his Master’s Degree as well as a Graduate Performance Diploma at the Peabody Conservatory of Music studying with marimba virtuoso Robert van Sice. During his time at Peabody, Robert was awarded the Mabel H. Thomas Prize in Performance. He completed his undergraduate studies with Ayano Kataoka and Thomas Hannum at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.