Robert Cronin, Associate Principal Flutist, has been with the Atlanta Symphony since 1999, but has been studying music since he was 13. He attended Northwestern University where he received his bachelor's degree in music, and then went on to receive his master's degree in composition at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He has studied under the tutelage of Walfrid Kujala, Mary Stolpher, and Donald Peck and was a member of the Knoxville, Kansas City, and Milwaukee Symphonies before coming to Atlanta.
In addition to being a musician, Mr. Cronin is also a composer, some of whose works are performed frequently. He is a member of the ASCAP and regularly attends the Wild acres Flute Retreat in North Carolina. He has performed such solo works as Mozart's Concerto for Flute and Harp, Reinecke's Concerto, and J. S. Bach's Suite in B Minor.