Robert Schulz graduated from the New England Conservatory with a master’s degree in jazz studies and a graduate diploma in percussion performance. An active performer, he is a member of the AUROS Group for New Music, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), Boston Landmarks Orchestra, Boston Musica Viva, Fromm Players at Harvard, Music at Eden's Edge and the newly formed Mistral (of the Andover Chamber Music Series). Schultz regularly performs a large repertoire of contemporary chamber and traditional orchestral music with Boston’s leading performing arts organizations as well as jazz and world music nationwide. He gave the premiere of John Harbison’s 14 Fabled Folksongs for marimba and violin, and he has won critical acclaim for his performances of Xenakis’s Rebonds for solo percussion and Steve Reich’s Clapping Music. In 2004, he was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Small Ensemble Performance for his work on Yehudi Wyner's The Mirror. Schultz has current teaching affiliations with Tufts University, Harvard University and the Boston Conservatory.