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Robert Pollock, composer and pianist, now directs an arts presenting organization, Ebb & Flow Arts, Inc., in Hawai'i. He co founded Guild of Composers, New York, 1975, and founded and directed Composers Guild of New Jersey, 1980-1997. He recently performed solo piano and chamber music recitals in Honolulu, Hawai'i, Seoul, Korea (twice), and Tokyo, Japan (twice). He participated as composer-in-residence in the Festival for New American Music, Sacramento State University, and Composer in Residence Day, William Paterson University. Some of his over one hundred (100) compositions received recent performances in Israel, Moscow, Russia, Japan, South Korea, Spain, Honolulu, Italy, Poland, Germany, Austria, Mexico, Russia, Bulgaria, Denmark, New Jersey and New York City.
He has received numerous commissions and awards including the Guggenheim Fellowship, NEA Grant Fellowship, Martha Baird Rockefeller Fund for Music Award, Ingraham Merrill Award, several New Jersey State Fellowships and Composers String Quartet Award, first prize. Several of his works are recorded for Furious Artisan, CRI, CGNJ and Union of Composers, Tartarstan, Russia, labels. Several works are published by Mobart, E.C. Schirmer, Veritas Musicae and Rosalime Productions.