Robert Lambert

Youth Orchestra Faculty

Youth Philharmonic Conductor

Rob Lambert is the Director of Winds & Percussion and Director of Jazz Studies at the Harrison School for the Arts in Lakeland, Florida. He has been on the Harrison faculty since 1994 and conducts the Harrison Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra, Chamber Winds, and Percussion Ensemble. Rob's ensembles have performed at the Midwest Clinic, an International Band & Orchestra Conference, four times with three of the various groups. As well, the HSO performed in La Croix Valmer, France at the Festival des Anches d’Azur. In addition to conducting at Harrison, Rob teaches Advanced Placement Music Theory.

Outside of the school Rob is in his third season as the conductor of the Youth Philharmonic with the Sarasota Orchestra. He has also served as an Adjunct Faculty member at various post-secondary institutions. He is active as a guest conductor and clinician around the state and is a FBA certified Solo & Ensemble adjudicator. As well, Rob adjudicates various marching, concert, and jazz band events.

Rob holds a Master of Music degree in Instrumental Conducting from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Florida Southern College. As well, he has obtained Music/EAYA certification from the NBPTS. He was Harrison School for the Arts Teacher of the Year and is listed in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers. He is a member of the FMEA, the FBA, and the FOA and serves as FBA state Jazz Chair.