ROBERT LEHMAN holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in organ performance with honors from Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and a Master of Music degree in church music from Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey. He has served on the staff of several distinguished churches, including the Washington National Cathedral, the Princeton University Chapel, and Saint Bartholomew's Church, New York City, and has appeared with the National Symphony Orchestra, the Handel Festival Orchestra, the Washington Chamber Symphony, and with the Carnegie Brass Quintet, the Fine Arts Brass Quintet, the Annapolis Brass Quintet, and the River City Brass Band - the original fully-professional English-style brass band in the United States. For thirteen years he led the music program at Christ Church, New Haven where, under his leadership, the choir gained international recognition.
Maintaining an active career as a performer, Robert Lehman is featured often as a conductor and solo recitalist both in this country and abroad. His discography includes works of J.S. Bach, French Classical Noëls for Christmas, music for organ and brass with members of the River City Brass Band, and works of nineteenth and twentieth century composers. In addition, he has recorded with the Woodley Ensemble, of which he was the founding director, the Christ Church Choir, and the Washington National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys for Angel/EMI Records. His compositions are published by several American publishers and have been recorded by leading choirs around the globe. His work is heard regularly over NPR and the BBC and he has been the recipient of many awards and honors.
Robert Lehman makes his home in Connecticut and New York with his wife and two children.