Samir Robinson has been playing violin for six years and currently studies with Rebecca Ansel. He started playing violin at age 10 in The School District of Philadelphia. He has performed with many youth ensembles including the Musicopia String Orchestra, Temple's CMSP Orchestra, and Philadelphia Sinfonia's Chamber Orchestra.
Samir was concertmaster of the Musicopia String Orchestra and of Philadelphia Sinfonia Players and has been playing with the Philadelphia Sinfonia for four seasons currently seated in the first violin section this season. Samir traveled to Italy this past summer with the Philadelphia All City High School Orchestra for a performance tour and has spent 4 weeks of his summer at The Luzerne Music Center. He has been to music festivals such as the Philadelphia International Music Festival, Dali Quartet Camp and Sphinx Performance Academy at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.
Samir attends Samuel Fels High School where he plans to enroll in a conservatory to further his chamber and orchestral playing to one day win a spot in a major symphony orchestra. Aside from Samir's music life, he loves playing sports such as soccer, tennis and volleyball.