Mary Kay Robinson has risen to national prominence as a versatile flutist who has performed with the Chicago Symphony , St. Louis Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, Cleveland Opera, Buffalo Philharmonic,Toledo Symphony and the Cleveland Orchestra. She has been a featured soloist at Severance Hall, with the New Hampshire Music Festival, and the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra. She was a prize winner in the National Flute Association’s Piccolo Artist Competition and the Tuesday Musical Club Competition.
She founded Panorámicos in 2004 after their debut recording and became the Ensemble in Residence at Historic St. Peter Church in 2005,presently in Residence at Case Western Reserve University, and as such have been the recipient of numerous performance and recording grants.
Ms. Robinson teaches Applied Flute and coaches Chamber Music at Ithaca College, the Cleveland Institute of Music and Case Western Reserve University. She founded the Greater Cleveland Flute Society, is the Director of Chamber Music Connection, CLV!, has commissioned, premiered, and recorded many new solo and chamber works for Flute, Piccolo, and Alto Flute. She can be heard on recordings by Polyhymnia, Hyperion, Azica, TelArc, and Albany Records.