Robert Tindle took to arranging and composing music at an early age, studying composition with composer Robert Longfield and Dr. Dennis Kam, Professor Emeritus of University of Miami's Frost School of Music. By his senior year of high school, Robert had garnered recognition throughout South Florida as a capable composer of music for band, orchestra, and brass. He is a four-time winner of the National Young Composers Challenge and a winner of the Florida Bandmasters Association’s Henry Fillmore Composition Contest, as well as the winner of the first annual Fredericksburg Brass Institute’s Composition Contest and a two-time winner of the Frost American Choral Directors Association Composition Contest. His works have been performed by the Marin Symphony, Akron Symphony, and Southeast Iowa Symphony, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, the Virginia Grand Military Band, and many more professional and amateur bands and orchestras. Recent commissions include a 30-minute symphony, concertos for bass trombone and trumpet, and works for brass choir. In addition to composing, Robert has a budding career as a conductor, having conducted performances of works for band, choir, brass ensemble, and chamber orchestra. He currently studies composition with Dr. Lansing McLoskey at the Frost School of Music and conducting with Gary Green. Robert is also an accomplished pianist and an active accompanist, playing for his church, school, and many other events.