Conductor and singer Robin Freeman graduated summa cum laude from Gordon College with a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance, where she was the recipient of both the A.J. Gordon Scholarship and the Harold Myra Scholarship, and a member of the Phi Alpha Chi Honor Society. Ms. Freeman studied voice with soprano Susan Brooks and mezzo-soprano Gale Fuller, also studied conducting with Dr. Kenneth Phillips and C. Thomas Brooks. After graduating in 2006, Ms. Freeman was a singer and an assistant conductor in the Three Hierarchs Chapel at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in Crestwood, New York. While at St. Vladimir's, Ms. Freeman conducted and performed Orthodox liturgical music from the Greek, Russian, Eastern European, and American traditions.
As a singer, Ms. Freeman has performed in North America, Europe, and Asia. She has performed a wide variety of repertoire, including opera and operetta, art song, musical theater, and jazz. In 2006, Ms. Freeman was cast as Lucinde in the premiere of The Doctor in Spite of Himself, a new orchestration and translation of Gounod's Le Médecin malgré lui. Ms. Freeman has also been active in musical theater for most of her life, having starred in productions such as The Secret Garden, Anything Goes, and Into the Woods.
Ms. Freeman is currently pursuing a Master of Music in Choral Conducting at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music, where she also studies privately with voice faculty member Marietta Simpson. This year she will conduct the Symphonic Choir and the Indiana University Children's Choir Youth Chorale.