Stephanie Robinson

Stephanie L. Robinson

Music Department

Office: C225F
Office Phone: (619) 388-3933
Office Hours: 12:35-1:35 Tuesday and Thursday, 5-6 Wednesday


Music 190, Music 205, Music 100, Humanities 102

Professional Background

  • B.M., music composition, University of Southern California
  • M.M., music composition, University of Michigan
  • Ph.D., music composition, University of California, San Diego


Program head, Digital Music Technology.


Specializing as an electronic sound artist, Stephanie Robinson is also active as a composer, keyboardist/organist, recording engineer, and vocalist. She has concentrated most of her recent compositional efforts on theatre projects and completed an experimental music theatre piece, “Serena in X-tremis” with collaborator Theodore Shank in 2006. Robinson has received critical acclaim for her work in theatrical sound design (Patte Award, 2002, for Edward II, UCSD Theatre and Dance). Recent sound design projects have included King Lear, Intimate Apparel, and The Clean House at San Diego Repertory Theatre. As a composer of acoustic music, Robinson has received numerous awards and honors, including the Hans J. Salter Prize for orchestral music and First Prize in the NACUSA Young Composer’s Competition. She was featured as a “Woman Composer at the Millenium” by Feminist Theory and Music 6 in June 2001, and she continues to receive frequent performances of her acoustic compositions throughout North and South America. She completed a Ph.D. in music composition at the University of California, San Diego in 2005.