Robin McKee

Associate Principal, Catherine & Russell Clark Chair

SFS member since:  1984

Hometown:  Tulsa, OK

Music schools you attended:  Oberlin Conservatory of Music

Began playing music: At age 8      

Musical inspirations: My parents

Favorite composers:  Brahms, Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Miles Davis

Favorite works featuring my instrument: any Brahms symphony

When I’m not working, I enjoy: Harassing my children, Britton, 21 and Ruby, 19; Eating the fabulous meals that Tim Day [husband and SFS Principal Flute] cooks for us

Recent reading: Dragon Bones, by Lisa See; the internets

On my CD player/iPod is: Complete piano works of Satie; Francis Albert Sinatra and Antonio Carlos Jobim; Pancho Sanchez; Turangalîla, Messiaen
Favorite things to do in the Bay Area: Sit in my yard, grazing my guinea pigs while reading; taking long walks around Mill Valley with [SFS flutist] Linda Lukas

When I retire: Tim and I want to drive around and visit a winery in every state of the U.S.