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Robert Gale

Adjunct Instructor



Robert Gale, a graduate of the University of Illinois, is principal trombone with the Opera Company of Philadelphia, the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Orchestra 2001, the pit orchestra of the Walnut Street Theater and is a member of the Philadelphia Brass. He has performed with the St. Louis and Richmond Symphonies and has recorded for vocal artists, television and major motion pictures. Throughout his career he has toured internationally with the swing bands of Glenn Miller, and Jimmy Dorsey, and the back-up bands for Bob Hope, Johnny Mathis, Vic Damone, The Temptations, Manhattan Transfer, Natalie Cole and many others.

Mr. Gale is on the Faculty of The College of New Jersey and has taught at St. Louis University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Swarthmore College and Valley Forge Military Academy.