Robert Brownlow

Title: Music Theory
Department: Music
Phone: 330-972-6639


Dr. Robert J. Brownlow enjoys a varied career as an educator, composer and trumpeter.  He holds a BA from Luther College and an MFA and DMA from the University of Iowa.  Before beginning his duties at the University of Akron in 2006, he had held full-time teaching positions at Luther College, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and most recently at the University of Central Florida.  Since 1998 he has served on the summer faculty at the Interlochen Arts Camp.  As a composer, he has completed over forty works for nearly every genre. His music has been performed throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Germany and France. Dr. Brownlow also remains active as a trumpeter. He has been a member of the Bach Festival Orchestra, the Quad-Cities and the Cedar Rapids Symphonies.  He has also performed frequently with the Orlando Philharmonic, the Jacksonville and Brevard Symphony Orchestras.